Origin of picric
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Example sentences from the Web for picric
If a yellowish tone is wanted, add the clear solution of picric acid, or of acid yellow.
A less fast color is obtained with archil, indigo carmine and picric acid.
Maybe—but so is picric acid; so is nitroglycerin; and so is pure gold.Skylark Three|Edward Elmer Smith
Manufacturers of picric acid and "French purple" have enjoyed the fruits of the labours of Dr. Stenhouse.The Scientific Basis of National Progress|George Gore
Armies could be annihilated, granite and steel would be as tinder before a bomb or torpedo of picric acid dropped from the clouds.Lorraine|Robert W. Chambers