a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 16 H 12 O 5 , obtained by the oxidation of brazilin: used chiefly as a dye for wood and textiles.
a variant spelling of brazilein
a red crystalline solid obtained by the oxidation of brazilin and used as a dye. Formula: C16H12O5
a city in and the capital of Brazil, on the central plateau. a republic in South America. 3,286,170 sq. mi. (8,511,180 sq. km). Capital: Brasília. Contemporary Examples Brazilian Doctor Suspected of Mass Murder Mac Margolis March 27, 2013 Escape from Bolivia Mac Margolis September 1, 2013 Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the […]
brazilin. Historical Examples The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood noun a variant spelling of brazilin
a city in central Romania. Historical Examples Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole noun an industrial city in central Romania: formerly a centre for expatriate Germans; ceded by Hungary to Romania in 1920. Pop: 249 000 (2005 est) Former […]
any of various metal alloys consisting mainly of copper and zinc. a utensil, ornament, or other article made of such an alloy. Music. brass instrument. brass instruments collectively in a band or orchestra. metallic yellow; lemon, amber, or reddish yellow. Informal. high-ranking military officers. any very important officials. Informal. excessive self-assurance; impudence; effrontery. Machinery. a […]
a decorative cloth band, often braided or tasseled, worn around the upper arm, as by military personnel to signify a particular group, regiment, etc. Also, brassart [bras-ahrt, bruh-sahrt] /ˈbræs ɑrt, brəˈsɑrt/ (Show IPA). a piece of plate armor for the arm. Historical Examples Five Months at Anzac Joseph Lievesley Beeston Georges Guynemer Henry Bordeaux Recollections […]