blanc fixe


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blanc fixe

 (blăngk′ fĭks′, bläN fēks′)
n.
Powdered barium sulfate used as a base for watercolor pigments and as a filler in paper.

[French : blanc, white + fixe, fixed.]

blanc fixe

(blɑ̃ fiks)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for barium sulphate
[literally: fixed white]

blanc fixe

(ˈblæŋk ˌfɪks)
n.
barium sulfate used as a white pigment in paints.
[1865–70; < French: literally, fixed white. See fix, blank]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blanc fixe - a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigmentblanc fixe - a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
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