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smalt

smalt


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smalt  \Smalt\,  n.  [It.  smalto,  LL  smaltum  of  Teutonic  origin; 
  cf  OHG.  smalz  grease,  butter,  G.  schmalz  grease,  OHG. 
  smelzan  to  melt,  G.  schmelzen.  See  {Smelt},  v.  t.,  and  cf 
  {Amel},  {Enamel}.] 
  A  deep  blue  pigment  or  coloring  material  used  in  various 
  arts.  It  is  a  vitreous  substance  made  of  cobalt,  potash,  and 
  calcined  quartz  fused,  and  reduced  to  a  powder.