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brilliant green

brilliant green in Medicine

brilliant green n.
An indicator dye that changes from yellow to green at pH 0.0 to 2.6 and is also used as a topical antiseptic and as a selective bacteriostatic agent in culture media.

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  • At length a brilliant green flash shot up through the smoke clouds over the river mouth.

    The Angel of the Revolution George Griffith
  • I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep and brilliant green.

  • He was a tall stately man, clad in a military uniform of brilliant green, splashed with great silver facings.

    The Napoleon of Notting Hill Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • The one was of the most brilliant green, the other of the deepest ultramarine.

  • I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep or brilliant green.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin Robert Louis Stevenson
  • It was surrounded by lofty beech-trees of brilliant green foliage.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • Then the fourth cylinder fell--a brilliant green meteor--as I learned afterwards, in Bushey Park.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • brilliant green in summer, they become streaked with crimson and yellow.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • From 150 to 200 they are not killed, but knocked senseless, and their skin is turned to a brilliant green colour.

    With Rimington L. March Phillipps

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