noun. an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing.
- alizarin red
- alizarin carmine
- alizarin crimson
- عصارة (Arabic)
Example sentences of the word alizarin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Red pigments like alizarin crimson and quinacridone, two deep, semi-purple reds, or magenta can be added to sap green, hooker's green or permanent green light to make a shade of olive green.
Try using a cool red, such as burgundy, with a warm orange, or a cool orange with a warm red, such as alizarin crimson.
3. Verb, base form
Add titanium white to lighten your turquoise or alizarin crimson to deepen the shade.