aureolin [aw-ree-uh-lin, uh-ree-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a pigment used in painting, consisting of potassium cobaltinitrite and characterized by its brilliant yellow hue, transparency, and permanence.
Origin of aureolin 1875–80; Latin aureol(us) golden, of gold (see) + Also called . Related formsau·re·o·line [aw-ree-uh-lin, -lahyn, uh-ree-] /ɔˈri ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn, əˈri-/, adjective Examples from the Web for aureolin Historical Examples of aureolin
With this and Aureolin a series of beautiful foliage tints may be formed, sparkling with sunshine, as it were.
To our knowledge, aureolin is quite uninjured by the severest tests to which a pigment can be subjected.
For mural decoration, aureolin is admirably adapted, but it cannot be used in enamel, the colour being destroyed by great heat.
With French blue it affords a beautiful sea green; and, mixed with aureolin, gives fine foliage tints.
Of these colours, Aureolin is the most expensive, but it is a very beautiful colour, and has the advantage of being permanent.