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brasilein


brasilein


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  brasilein  \bra*sil"e*in\,  {C16H12O5},  to  which  brazilwood  owes 
  its  dyeing  properties.  Brasque  \Brasque\,  n.  [F.]  (Metal.) 
  A  paste  made  by  mixing  powdered  charcoal,  coal,  or  coke  with 
  clay,  molasses,  tar,  or  other  suitable  substance.  It  is  used 
  for  lining  hearths,  crucibles,  etc  Called  also  {steep}.