zinc yellow


: a greenish yellow pigment that is usually made by reaction of zinc oxide, potassium dichromate, and sulfuric acid and then has the approximate composition 4ZnO.K2O.4CrO3.3H2O of a complex salt and that is used chiefly in corrosion-inhibiting priming coats and in printing inks

called also zinc chrome


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“Zinc yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zinc%20yellow. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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