HyperDic: pigment

English > 5 senses of the word pigment:
NOUNsubstancepigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
substancepigmentany substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color
artifactpigment, painta substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
VERBchangepigmentacquire pigment
changepigmentcolor or dye with a pigment
pigment > pronunciation
Soundspih'gmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > pigment: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.).
NarrowerHooker's greengreen pigment consisting of Prussian blue mixed with gamboge
Indian redA red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics
Paris greenA toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
Payne's grey, Payne's grayAny pigment that produces a greyish to dark greyish blue
alizarin, alizarineAn orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
animal pigmentPigment occurring in animals
bacteriochlorophyllA substance in photosensitive bacteria that is related to but different from chlorophyll of higher plants
bister, bistreA water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot
boleA soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
cadmium yellowpigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange
carotenoidAny of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals
cerulean bluelight greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of oxides of cobalt and tin
chlorophyll, chlorophylAny of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms
chrome greenAny of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue
chrome yellowAny of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead chromate and other lead compounds
cobalt blue, cobalt ultramarinegreenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina
earth colorA colored mineral used as a pigment
flavonoidAny of a large class of plant pigments having a chemical structure based on or similar to flavone
heme, haem, hematin, haemitin, protohemeA complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
hemosiderin, haemosiderinA granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide
iron blue, Prussian blueAny of various blue pigments
ivory blackA black pigment made from grinding burnt ivory in oil
lakeAny of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
lakeA purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
mosaic gold, stannic sulfideA yellow pigment sometimes suspended in lacquer
orangeAny pigment producing the orange color
photopigmentA special pigment found in the rods and cones of the retina
phycobilinwater-soluble proteinaceous pigments found in red algae and cyanobacteria
phycocyaninblue pigment in algae
phycoerythrinRed pigment in red algae
porphyrinAny of various pigments distributed widely in living tissues
retinene, retinalEither of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
sepiaRich brown pigment prepared from the ink of cuttlefishes
titanium dioxide, titanium oxide, titanic oxide, titaniaA white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
ultramarine, ultramarine blueblue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli
verdigris, cupric acetateA blue or green powder used as a paint pigment
watercolor, water-color, watercolour, water-colourwater-soluble pigment
white lead, ceruse, lead carbonateA poisonous white pigment that contains lead
zinc white, Chinese whiteA white pigment used in house paints
Broadercoloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color
Substance ofpaint, pigmentA substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid)
Spanishpigmento
Catalanpigment
Verbspigmentcolor or dye with a pigment
pigmentacquire pigment
English > pigment: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color.
Broadercoloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color
Spanishpigmento
Catalanpigment
English > pigment: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA substance used as a coating / coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid / liquid); dries to form a hard coating / coating.
Example"artists use 'paint' and 'pigment' interchangeably"
Synonympaint
Narroweracrylic, acrylic paintUsed especially by artists
antifouling paintA paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
coat of paintA layer of paint covering something else
distemperpaint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
enamelA paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
encausticA paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax
finger paint, fingerpaintpaint that has the consistency of jelly
house paint, housepaintpaint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house
oil paintpaint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
semiglossA paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
spray paintpaint applied with a spray gun
water-base paintpaint in which water is used as the vehicle
Broadercoating, coatA thin layer covering something
coloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color
Substancespigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
Spanishpigmento, pintura
Catalanpigment, pintura
English > pigment: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningacquire pigment; become colored or imbued.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderhuetake on color or become colored
Spanishpigmentarse
Catalanpigmentar-se
Nounspigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)
pigmentationcoloration of living tissues by pigment
pigmentationthe deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
English > pigment: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcolor or dye with a pigment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pigment a photograph"
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishpigmentar
Catalanpigmentar
Nounspigmentdry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid / liquid to produce paint, etc.)

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