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India ink

n.
1. A black pigment made from lampblack mixed with a binding agent and molded into cakes or sticks.
2. A liquid ink made from this pigment.
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In′dia ink′


n.
(sometimes l.c.)
1. a black pigment consisting of lampblack mixed with glue or size.
2. an ink made from this pigment.
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India ink

- Originally applied to Chinese and Japanese pigments made into solid blocks and sent to Europe through India.
See also related terms for sent.
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Noun1.India ink - a black liquid ink used for printing or writing or drawingIndia ink - a black liquid ink used for printing or writing or drawing
ink - a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing
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Translations

India ink

n (US) → Tusche f
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She singled out from their number an old salt, whose bare arms and feet, and exposed breast, were covered with as many inscriptions in India ink as the lid of an Egyptian sarcophagus.
patinas such as Rub 'n Buf * India ink * steel wool (fine) * carbon paper * newspapers * photographs of fish and undersea life
Brian Pinkney's use of watercolor, gouache, and India ink creates luminescent illustrations that epitomize the essence of King's life as a beacon of light and create hope, even during troubling times.
In recent years, preoperative localization technology (such as metal clip, indocyanine green, methylene blue, and India ink) has been gradually used in various surgical procedures (1).
I also give them the option of using various other materials, such as India ink on cardboard and construction paper, watercolor with pen, watercolor with crayons, and chalk pastel on black paper.
Wet mount, Gram staining methylene blue and India ink preparation revealed 4-7 [micro]m, round budding yeasts with capsule and 8-10 lymphocytes per high power field.
The severity of individuals co-infected with Cryptococcus neoformans and HIV often result in a fatal outcome; therefore, these three presumptive laboratory tests, cell count, India ink, and gram stain, are of clinical importance.
His distinctive artwork, rendered in acrylic paint and India ink on board, conjures up scene after enchanting scene of the wintry countryside with all its nighttime wonders.
Harris mixes bright and bold India ink with deceptively kidlike and bold construction-paper collage; he and Eggers create an amusing, deadpan history of the Statue of Liberty that winds up being sneakily touching.
He might start a drawing in pencil, and then later go over it in India ink, adding ink washes or watercolors for tonal areas."
India ink, in which the black pigment is carbon soot, is the standard dye in all products that can be used to make permanent colon tattoos.

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