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scarlet red

  1. An azo dye used as an agent to promote the healing of wounds and as a histological stain.
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Historical Examples of scarlet red

  • An excellent, scarlet-red freestone ripening the end of September.

    The Peaches of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • In August the Syrian hibiscus is violet-red and the scarlet-red arbutus fruit hangs till Christmas.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • The scarlet-red color is first taken and must spread out in a like way, as the black in the other two marbles.

  • With alum, they took a scarlet-red; with sulphate of iron, a deep violet, or brown-red.

  • The muriatic deutoxide of tin produces no precipitate, but changes the colour to scarlet-red.