lapis definition

  • noun:
    • Lapis lazuli.
    • A medium to dark blue.
    • A stone.
    • A stone: used just as a Latin word. See phrases below.
    • a type of calico-printing with indigo where the resists are so composed which they act as a mordant for any other dyes, those components of the fabric which by the resist tend to be protected through the action of the indigo, consequently they are hence kept white, becoming colored subsequently by madder or quercitron-baik. The habits therefore created were thought to keep some similarity to lapis lazuli; therefore title.
    • A large motorboat of small draught used for carrying product.

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