pigment Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
noun any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color
noun 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
verb acquire pigment; become colored or imbued
verb color or dye with a pigment
- pigment a photograph
Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified coloring matter ready for mixing with an appropriate vehicle.
(Physiol.) Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc.
Wine flavored with species and honey.Sir W. Scott.
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