noun a bluish-green pigment consisting of hydrated chromium hydroxide.
C19: from L. viridis 'green' + -ian.

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  • viridian — [və rid′ē ən] n. [< L viridis, green] a bluish green pigment, hydrated chromic oxide, Cr2O3 …   English World dictionary

  • Viridian — infobox color|title=Viridian|hex=40826D|textcolor=white r=64|g=130|b=109 c=51|m=0|y=16|k=49 h=113|s=87|v=97 Viridian is a blue green pigment, a hydrated chromium(III) oxide, of medium saturation and relatively dark in value. It is composed more… …   Wikipedia

  • viridian — smaragdo žaliasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas, kurio pagrindinė sudedamoji dalis – (CuO)₃As₂O₃·Cu(C₂H₃O₂)₂. atitikmenys: angl. emerald green; viridian rus. изумрудная зелень …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • viridian — noun Etymology: Latin viridis Date: 1882 a chrome green pigment that is a hydrated oxide of chromium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • viridian — /veuh rid ee euhn/, n. a long lasting, bluish green pigment, consisting of a hydrated oxide of chromium. Also, veridian. [1880 85; < L viridi(s) green + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • viridian — 1. noun a) a bluish green pigment made from a form of chromic oxide b) (colour) a bluish green colour. 2. adjective (colour) of a bluish green colour …   Wiktionary

  • Viridian — Vi|ri|di|an [lat. viridis = grün], das; s: svw. ↑ Chromgrün (2) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • viridian — chrome green Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • viridian —    A particular green pigment …   Glossary of Art Terms

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