What does ultramarine mean?

Definitions for ultramarine
ˌʌl trə məˈrinul·tra·ma·rine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ultramarine, ultramarine blue(noun)

    blue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli

  2. ultramarine(adj)

    a vivid blue to purple-blue color

  3. ultramarine(adj)

    of a brilliant pure blue to purplish blue color

Wiktionary

  1. ultramarine(Noun)

    a brilliant blue pigment that is either extracted from mineral deposits or made synthetically.

  2. ultramarine(Adjective)

    having a brilliant blue colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultramarine(adj)

    situated or being beyond the sea

  2. Ultramarine(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Ultramarine

    Ultramarine is a blue pigment consisting primarily of a zeolite-based mineral containing small amounts of polysulfides. It occurs in nature as a proximate component of lapis lazuli. The pigment color code is P. Blue 29 77007. Ultramarine is the most complex of the mineral pigments, a complex sulfur-containing sodio-silicate containing a blue cubic mineral called lazurite. Some chloride is often present in the crystal lattice as well. The blue color of the pigment is due to the S3− radical anion, which contains an unpaired electron.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ultramarine

    ul-tra-ma-rēn′, adj. situated beyond the sea.—n. the most beautiful and durable sky-blue colour, so called either from its intense blue, or from the lapis lazuli, from which it is made, being brought from Asia, beyond the sea.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Ultramarine

    Another name for “Saunders Blue,” introduced to England from beyond the sea.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultramarine in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultramarine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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