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lead car·bon·ate

a heavy white powder insoluble in water; occasionally, it is used to relieve irritation in dermatitis, but it is used largely in the manufacture of paint and in the arts and is thus productive of lead poisoning.
Synonym(s): ceruse, white lead

white lead

basic lead carbonate.
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The White Lead takes its name from the now long-gone local lead manufacturing plant.
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