ceruse definition

  • noun:
    • A white lead pigment, sometimes used in cosmetic makeup products.
    • White lead, a hydrate of lead combined with carbonate, previously made use of as a white pigment, in beauty products, as well as for health purposes.
    • White lead, made use of as a pigment. See White lead, under white.
    • A cosmetic containing white lead.
    • The local carbonate of lead.
    • White lead; a combination or mixture of hydrate and carbonate of lead, made by revealing the material in thin plates towards vapor of vinegar.
    • a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
    • A white lead pigment, sometimes used in cosmetics.
    • White lead, a hydrate of lead combined with carbonate, previously made use of as a white pigment, in cosmetic makeup products, and for medical purposes.
    • White lead, made use of as a pigment. See White lead, under white.
    • A cosmetic containing white lead.
    • The local carbonate of lead.
    • White lead; a combination or mixture of hydrate and carbonate of lead, generated by exposing the metal in thin dishes into vapor of vinegar.
    • a poisonous white pigment that contains lead
  • others:
    • to scrub with ceruse; apply ceruse to as a cosmetic.
    • to clean with ceruse; apply ceruse to as a cosmetic.

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