lead acetate


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lead acetate

 (lĕd)
n.
A poisonous white crystalline trihydrate salt, Pb(C2H3O2)2·3H2O, having a sweet taste and used in hair dyes, waterproofing compounds, and varnishes. Also called sugar of lead.

lead acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline toxic solid used in dyeing cotton and in making varnishes and enamels. Formula: Pb(CH3CO)2. Systematic name: lead(II) acetate Also called: sugar of lead

lead′ ac′etate

(lɛd)
n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, Pb(C2H3O2)2∙ 3H2O, used chiefly as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles and as a drier in paints and varnishes.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lead acetate - a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes
acetate, ethanoate - a salt or ester of acetic acid
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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