monoxide of lead, PbO, in the form of a yellow powder, used as a pigment and drier.
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How to use massicot in a sentence
In a greater degree of heat it becomes massicot again, having parted with its pure air.
It is manufactured in two forms, known as “massicot” and “litharge.”
It may be obtained by digesting with heat a solution of the neutral acetate, upon pure litharge or massicot.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
massicot is the raw material for the manufacture of “red lead” or “minium.”
When prepared below the temperature of fusion it is called “massicot.”Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
British Dictionary definitions for massicot
a yellow earthy secondary mineral consisting of lead oxide. Formula: PbO
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