pigment

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a substance that gives colour to a part of an organism, e.g. melanin in animals or chlorophyll in plants

Construction

  • A coloring matter, usually in the form of an insoluble fine powder, dispersed in a liquid vehicle to make paint.

Food

  • noun a substance that gives colour to parts of the body such as blood, the skin and hair

Medical

  • noun a substance which gives colour to part of the body such as blood, the skin or hair

Publishing

  • noun the colouring substance in ink
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