Blue pigment originally made from ground lapis lazuli. French ultramarine is an artificial substitute.

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  • Ultramarine — Ul tra*ma*rine , n. [Cf. Sp. ultramarino. So called because the lapis lazuli was originally brought from beyond the sea, from Asia.] (Chem.) A blue pigment formerly obtained by powdering lapis lazuli, but now produced in large quantities by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ultramarine — ist: englisch für Ultramarin, Sammelbezeichnung für anorganische Pigmente unterschiedlichen Farbtons englischer Originaltitel eines Romans von Malcolm Lowry, siehe Ultramarin (Roman) Ultramarine (Band), eine britische Electronica Band Siehe auch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ultramarine — [ul΄trə mə rēn′] adj. [ML ultramarinus: see ULTRA & MARINE] 1. beyond the sea 2. deep blue n. 1. a blue pigment originally made by grinding lapis lazuli to a powder 2. a blue pigment of similar chemical composition prepared from other substances …   English World dictionary

  • Ultramarine — Ul tra*ma*rine , a. [Pref. ultra + marine.] Situated or being beyond the sea. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ultramarine — (n.) 1590s, blue pigment made from lapis lazuli, from M.L. ultramarinus, lit. beyond the sea, from ULTRA (Cf. ultra ) beyond + marinus of the sea (see MARINE (Cf. marine)). So called because the mineral was imported from Asia by sea …   Etymology dictionary

  • ultramarine — ► NOUN 1) a brilliant deep blue pigment originally obtained from lapis lazuli. 2) a brilliant deep blue colour. ORIGIN from obsolete Italian azzurro oltramarino azure from overseas (because the lapis lazuli was imported), from Latin ultramarinus… …   English terms dictionary

  • Ultramarine — infobox color|title=Ultramarine|hex=120a8f|textcolor=white r=18|g=10|b=143 c=100|m=90|y=4|k=1 h=244|s=93|v=56 Ultramarine is a blue pigment consisting primarily of a double silicate of aluminium and sodium with some sulfides or sulfates, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Ultramarine — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ultramarine, bleu outremer en anglais, peut faire référence à : Ultramarine, un groupe français de jazz fusion, dont Mokhtar Samba est un membre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ultramarine — /ul treuh meuh reen /, adj. 1. of the color ultramarine. 2. beyond the sea. n. 3. a blue pigment consisting of powdered lapis lazuli. 4. a similar artificial blue pigment. 5. any of various other pigments. 6. a deep blue color. [1590 1600; < ML… …   Universalium

  • ultramarine — [[t]ʌ̱ltrəməri͟ːn[/t]] COLOUR Ultramarine is used to describe things that are very bright blue in colour. ...an ultramarine sky …   English dictionary

  • ultramarine — colorful colorful adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of {colorless}. Note: [Narrower terms: {changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot}; {deep, rich}; {flaming}; {fluorescent, glowing}; {prismatic}; {psychedelic}; {red, ruddy, flushed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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