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lithopone

[lith-uh-pohn] /ˈlɪθ əˌpoʊn/
noun
1.
a white pigment consisting of zinc sulfide, barium sulfate, and some zinc oxide, used as a pigment and filler in the manufacture of paints, inks, leather, paper, linoleum, and face powders.
Origin of lithopone
1880-1885
1880-85; litho- + Greek pónos a work, structure
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Examples from the web for lithopone
  • lithopone, a mixture of zinc sulfide and barium sulfate, is an important pigment.
  • lithopone and other pigments and preparations based on zinc sulfide.
  • Finally, three workers from a lithopone packing house were selected.
British Dictionary definitions for lithopone

lithopone

/ˈlɪθəˌpəʊn/
noun
1.
a white pigment consisting of a mixture of zinc sulphide, zinc oxide, and barium sulphate
Word Origin
C20: from litho- + Greek ponos work
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