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Definitions and Synonyms of pigment | Another word for pigment | What is pigment?

Definition 1: a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where pigment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably

Synonyms for pigment in the sense of this definition

(pigment is a kind of ...) any material used for its color

"she used a different color for the trim"

(pigment is a kind of ...) a thin layer covering something

"a second coat of paint"

(... is a kind of pigment ) used especially by artists

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint in which water is used as the vehicle

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint applied with a spray gun

(... is a kind of pigment ) a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint that has the consistency of jelly

(... is a kind of pigment ) a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application

(... is a kind of pigment ) a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish

(... is a kind of pigment ) paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder

(... is a kind of pigment ) a layer of paint covering something else

(... is a kind of pigment ) a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces

(pigment is made of the substance ...) dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)

Definition 2: dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.) - [noun denoting substance]

(pigment is a kind of ...) any material used for its color

"she used a different color for the trim"

(... is a kind of pigment ) a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide

(... is a kind of pigment ) either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light

(... is a kind of pigment ) water-soluble pigment

(... is a kind of pigment ) any pigment producing the orange color

(... is a kind of pigment ) a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments

(... is a kind of pigment ) a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)

(... is a kind of pigment ) an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing

(... is a kind of pigment ) a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate

(... is a kind of pigment ) rich brown pigment prepared from the ink of cuttlefishes

(... is a kind of pigment ) a poisonous white pigment that contains lead

(... is a kind of pigment ) a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment

(... is a kind of pigment ) pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange

(... is a kind of pigment ) a special pigment found in the rods and cones of the retina

(... is a kind of pigment ) blue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli

(... is a kind of pigment ) a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism

(... is a kind of pigment ) a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues

(... is a kind of pigment ) any pigment that produces a greyish to dark greyish blue

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of various blue pigments

(... is a kind of pigment ) a black pigment made from grinding burnt ivory in oil

(... is a kind of pigment ) a colored mineral used as a pigment

(... is a kind of pigment ) greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina

(... is a kind of pigment ) a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals

(... is a kind of pigment ) blue pigment in algae

(... is a kind of pigment ) red pigment in red algae

(... is a kind of pigment ) water-soluble proteinaceous pigments found in red algae and cyanobacteria

(... is a kind of pigment ) a substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants

(... is a kind of pigment ) a yellow pigment sometimes suspended in lacquer

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms

(... is a kind of pigment ) a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone

(... is a kind of pigment ) a water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead chromate and other lead compounds

(... is a kind of pigment ) green pigment consisting of Prussian blue mixed with gamboge

(... is a kind of pigment ) any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue

(... is a kind of pigment ) light greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of oxides of cobalt and tin

(... is a kind of pigment ) pigment occurring in animals

(... is made of the substance pigment) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

"artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

Definition 3: any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color - [noun denoting substance]

(pigment is a kind of ...) any material used for its color

"she used a different color for the trim"

Definition 4: color or dye with a pigment - [verb of change]

Samples where pigment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pigment a photograph

(pigment is a kind of ...) add color to

"The child colored the drawings" "Fall colored the trees" "colorize black and white film"

Definition 5: acquire pigment; become colored or imbued - [verb of change]

(pigment is a kind of ...) take on color or become colored

"In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey"

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