Definition of Burnt umber

1. Noun. Dark brown pigment obtained by heating umber.

Generic synonyms: Umber



2. Noun. A medium brown to dark-brown color.
Exact synonyms: Chocolate, Coffee, Deep Brown, Umber
Generic synonyms: Brown, Brownness
Derivative terms: Umber

Definition of Burnt umber

1. Noun. A deep brown colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a deep brown colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Burnt Umber Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Burnt Umber Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burnt Umber

burnside
burnsides
burnsite
burnstickle
burnstickles
burnt
burnt-out
burnt alum
burnt down
burnt lime
burnt offering
burnt orange
burnt oranges
burnt sienna
burnt to a crisp
burnt umber (current term)
burntness
burnup
burnups
buron
burons
buroo
buroos
burp
burp gun
burpalite
burped
burpee
burpees
burpin'

Literary usage of Burnt umber

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatise on Applied Analytical Chemistry by Vittorio Villavecchia (1918)
"burnt umber is also used, this being reddish- brown or light brown and freed from humous matter and from most of the water. Its examination is usually ..."

2. Home Economics: A Guide to Household Management, Including the Proper by Maria Parola (1906)
"One pint of boiled linseed-oil, one pint of turpentine, one tablespoonful each of burnt umber and burnt sienna, and two tablespoonfuls of chrome-yellow ..."

3. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1910)
"For very warm brown, line in with bitumen or burnt umber, and glaze the high-lights as before. Then again, if you require auburn, or ginger, ..."

4. Problems of the Finishing Room: A Reference and Formula Manual for Furniture by Walter Karl Schmidt (1916)
"One pound of French ochre mixed with 10 pounds of pure white lead and four ounces of burnt umber and four ounces medium Venetian red; give this ground. ..."

5. Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts by Colin MacKenzie (1853)
"The mixture of the grey colour is made of burnt umber, indigo, and lake; each to be rubbed in a saucer separately, anil then mixed in due proportion in a ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Burnt umber

Search for Burnt umber on Dictionary.com!Search for Burnt umber on Thesaurus.com!Search for Burnt umber on Google!Search for Burnt umber on Wikipedia!

Search