Green salt

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Description

1) A hide or skin that has been cured with salt is called green salted.

2) A wood preservative composed of chromated copper arsenate. It is highly toxic.

3) Common name for uranium tetrafluoride which is a green crystalline powder.

Synonyms and Related Terms

greensalt; green salting

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 834
  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942