Definition of Bister

1. Noun. A water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot.

Exact synonyms: Bistre
Generic synonyms: Pigment



Definition of Bister

1. n. A dark brown pigment extracted from the soot of wood.

Definition of Bister

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bistre) ¹

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Definition of Bister

1. a brown pigment [n -S] : BISTERED [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bister

bisson
bist
bistabilities
bistability
bistable
bistables
bistate
bistatic
bistatin
bisteeya
bisteeyas
bistephanic
bister (current term)
bistered
bisteroid
bisters
bistetrazole
bistetrazoles
bistipuled
bistochastic
bistort
bistorts
bistouries
bistoury
bistramide
bistratal
bistratified

Literary usage of Bister

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1. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"... which is stronger than the fort of bister, there died so many men and beasts i>f various maladies and the particular effects of climate, ..."

2. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and storiesby Ebenezer Cobham Brewer by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"(Canterbury Tales with her bister Harriet.) LUE, DD (William), born In Ireland, 1815- Chapter of Accidents, 1780. ..."

3. The Local Courts' and Municipal GazetteLaw reports, digests, etc (1865)
"... describing the défendant as her bister, is evidence of the fact, ami (in the absence of anything to the contrary) it wiil be presumed that the word ..."

4. The Sister Arts; Or, A Concise and Interesting View of the Nature and by John Baxter (1809)
"bister AUTS^ A concise and interesting View of the Nature arid History of PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING: Being designed to unite Entertainment with Information ..."

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