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ULTRAMARINE, a. [L. ultra, beyond, and marinus, marine.]

Situated or being beyond the sea.

ULTRAMARINE, n. [supra.]

1. a beautiful and durable sky-blue; a color formed of the mineral called lapis lazuli, and consisting of little else than oxyd of iron.

2. Azure-stone.

Ultramarine ashes, a pigment which is the residuum of lapis lazuli, after the ultramarine has been extracted. Their appearance is that of the ultramarine, a little tinged with red, and diluted with white.



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ULTRAMARINE, a. [L. ultra, beyond, and marinus, marine.]

Situated or being beyond the sea.

ULTRAMARINE, n. [supra.]

1. a beautiful and durable sky-blue; a color formed of the mineral called lapis lazuli, and consisting of little else than oxyd of iron.

2. Azure-stone.

Ultramarine ashes, a pigment which is the residuum of lapis lazuli, after the ultramarine has been extracted. Their appearance is that of the ultramarine, a little tinged with red, and diluted with white.

UL-TRA-MA-RINE', a. [L. ultra, beyond, and marinus, marine.]

Situated or being beyond the sea. Ainsworth.


UL-TRA-MA-RINE', n. [supra.]

  1. A beautiful and durable sky-blue; a color formed of the mineral called lapis lazuli. According to Gmelin of Tubingen, sulphuret of sodium is the coloring principle of lapis lazuli, to which the color of ultramarine is owing. He has succeeded in preparing artificial ultramarine by heating sulphuret of sodium with a mixture of silicic acid and alumina. An. de Ch.
  2. Azure-stone. Ultramarine ashes, a pigment which is the residuum of lapis after the ultramarine has been extracted. Their appearance is that of the ultramarine, a little tinged with red, and diluted with white. Cyc.

Ul`tra*ma*rine"
  1. Situated or being beyond the sea.

    Burke.
  2. A blue pigment formerly obtained by powdering lapis lazuli, but now produced in large quantities by fusing together silica, alumina, soda, and sulphur, thus forming a glass, colored blue by the sodium polysulphides made in the fusion. Also used adjectively.

    Green ultramarine, a green pigment obtained as a first product in the manufacture of ultramarine, into which it is changed by subsequent treatment. -- Ultramarine ash or ashes (Paint.), a pigment which is the residuum of lapis lazuli after the ultramarine has been extracted. It was used by the old masters as a middle or neutral tint for flesh, skies, and draperies, being of a purer and tenderer gray that produced by the mixture of more positive colors. Fairholt.

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Ultramarine

ULTRAMARINE, adjective [Latin ultra, beyond, and marinus, marine.]

Situated or being beyond the sea.

ULTRAMARINE, noun [supra.]

1. a beautiful and durable sky-blue; a color formed of the mineral called lapis lazuli, and consisting of little else than oxyd of iron.

2. Azure-stone.

ULTRAMARINE ashes, a pigment which is the residuum of lapis lazuli, after the ultramarine has been extracted. Their appearance is that of the ultramarine a little tinged with red, and diluted with white.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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