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Definition: Berlin green
1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
verdant herbage; as, the village green.
O'er the smooth enameled green. --Milton.
3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
In that soft season when descending showers
Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
(Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
green; -- called also Helvetia green
. (Chem.) See under Berlin
(Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
emerald green in composition.
, an oxychloride of copper.
. See under Chrome
(a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green
, malachite green
, Victoria green
, etc. It is usually found as a double
chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
(b) See Paris green
(Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
of a basic hydrate of chromium.
(Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
luster; -- called also light-green
. See under Mineral
. See Green earth
, under Green
(Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green
, imperial green
, Vienna green
, emerald qreen
, and mitis green
(Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
also Swedish green
. It may enter into various pigments
called parrot green
, pickel green
, Brunswick green
, or emerald green
, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F.
Of or pertaining to Prussia. -- n. A native or inhabitant of
(Chem.), any one of several complex double
cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; specifically, a dark
blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, obtained
by adding a solution of potassium ferrocyanide (yellow
prussiate of potash) to a ferric salt. It is used in
dyeing, in ink, etc. Called also Williamson's blue
insoluble Prussian blue
, Berlin blue
(Zo["o]l.) See Gibel
. (Chem.) Same as Berlin green
, n. [The capital of Prussia]
1. A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind
the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th
century, at Berlin.
2. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called
also Berlin wool
, a black varnish, drying with almost a dead
surface; -- used for coating the better kinds of ironware.
, Prussian blue. --Ure.
, a complex cyanide of iron, used as a green
dye, and similar to Prussian blue.
, a very fusible variety of cast iron, from
which figures and other delicate articles are
manufactured. These are often stained or lacquered in
imitation of bronze.
, a shop for the sale of worsted embroidery and
the materials for such work.
, worsted embroidery.