antimony

Part of speech: noun

A silver- white, hard, crystalline, metallic element.

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Usage examples "antimony":

  1. In these, the Egyptians kept the antimony powder with which they darkened their eyes and eyebrows. - "Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt", Gaston Camille Charles Maspero.
  2. Secondary sulphide enrichment of antimony deposits, if it occurs at all, is negligible. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
  3. I observed one stall with nothing but antimony in small bits; another with sulphur, and a third with copper and silver rings and bracelets. - "The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805", Mungo Park.