Definitions for "Litharge"
Keywords:  pbo, oxide, tte, bleigl, massicot
Lead monoxide; a yellowish red substance, obtained as an amorphous powder, or crystallized in fine scales, by heating lead moderately in a current of air or by calcining lead nitrate or carbonate. It is used in making flint glass, in glazing earthenware, in making red lead or minium, etc. Called also massicot.
An oxide of lead that is used in ceramic cements, leaded glass, storage batteries, paints & enamels, etc.
(die) Bleiglätte Lead oxide (PbO). Amongst others a by-product of Silver enrichment/Silver production (→cupellation) The liquidus temperature marks the point when all components of an →alloy are present in a liquid state.