PIGMENT in a Sentence

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Melanin is the dark brown pigment of the hair, skin and eyes which is present in varying amounts in every human being.

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 Meanings and Examples of PIGMENT
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pigment
 n.  substance used as coloring; dry coloring matter
Classic Sentence:
1  They were the only parts of his face that showed any life or expression, the pigment upon it was so thick.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
2  Since the introduction of railways Wessex farmers have managed to do without these Mephistophelian visitants, and the bright pigment so largely used by shepherds in preparing sheep for the fair is obtained by other routes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
3  Swiftly I threw off my clothes, pulled on those of a beggar, and put on my pigments and wig.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
Example Sentence:
1  Melanin is the dark brown pigment of the hair, skin and eyes.
2  Melanin is the dark brown pigment of the hair, skin and eyes which is present in varying amounts in every human being.
3  Van Gogh mixed more than one pigment with linseed oil to create his paints.
4  They used only natural pigments to dye the wool.
5  Does there exists a sort of world-music category for comedy, in which a stand-up of indeterminate pigmentation makes jokes that appeal equally to a member of the Taliban and to a bespoke-vermouth bottler from Victoria?