Red lead

Definition of Red lead

Red lead. (Chem) See under Lead, and Minium.
a scarlet, crystalline, granular powder, consisting of minium when pure, but commonly containing several of the oxides of lead. It is used as a paint or cement and also as an ingredient of flint glass.
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See also: Lead Red

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minium, oxide
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