Mars yellow


noun
  1. a medium to deep orange-yellow color.

  2. a yellow pigment used in painting, artificially made from an iron hydroxide base and characterized by strong film-forming properties and permanence.

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How to use Mars yellow in a sentence

  • But an immediate attempt to beam Mars—yellow in the black sky—and its vicinity, produced no result.

    The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
  • We have occasionally found Mars yellow mixed with orpiment, or chromate of lead, for the purpose of brightening the colour.

    Field's Chromatography | George Field