from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A rather unstable compound of lead monoxid, which usually acts as a strongly basic oxid, with a still more basic or electropositive metallic oxid: as, potassium plumbite, K2PbO2or K2O.PbO.
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- noun inorganic chemistry The PbO22-
oxyanionor hydrated forms; any saltcontaining this anion
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This latter portion does not give a black coloration with plumbite of soda.
When it is desired to dye or darken the hair more rapidly, as in a few hours, or even a few minutes, plumbite of lime, plumbite of potassa, or nitrate or ammonia — nitrate of silver — is usually employed.