Definition of Smalt

1. n. A deep blue pigment or coloring material used in various arts. It is a vitreous substance made of cobalt, potash, and calcined quartz fused, and reduced to a powder.



Definition of Smalt

1. Noun. a deep blue pigment made from powdered glass mixed with cobalt oxide ¹

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Definition of Smalt

1. a blue pigment [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smalt

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smalt (current term)
smalti
smaltine
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Literary usage of Smalt

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1. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"The preparation of smalt, which is a double silicate of cobalt and potassium, ... smalt is applicable to all purposes for which a cheap durable blue is ..."

2. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"The preparation of smalt, which is a double silicate of cobalt and potassium, ... smalt is applicable to all purposes for which a cheap durable blue is ..."

3. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1898)
"THE PRODUCTION OF smalt smalt is a potash glass highly ... The quantity of cobalt in the smalt varies with its depth of colour from T95 to 18 per cent. ..."

4. A Handbook of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1872)
"Zaffer is used for the manufacture of smalt, cobalt-ultramarine,—a misnomer, for evidently ... smalt is now prepared by melting the roasted cobalt ores with ..."

5. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"smalt is a potash-cobalt glass, made by fusing pure sand and potash with ... smalt is a very permanent color, fast to light, and not affected by acids nor ..."

6. The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion: Containing Rules and (1867)
"Then strew your smalt thickly over this white ground, while it is moist, and with the feather-edge of a goose- quill stroke it over, that it may lie evenly ..."

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