What is blue?

  • (noun): Any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Blue

Blue is the colour of the clear sky and the deep sea. On the optical spectrum, blue is located between violet and green.

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Blue - Sports - North American Sporting Leagues
... league in the United States of America and Canada, blue is one of the three colours, along with white and red, on the league's official logo ... A team from Toronto, Ontario, are the Blue Jays ... The Los Angeles Dodgers use blue prominently on their uniforms and the phrase "Dodger Blue" is may be said to describe Dodger fans' "blood" ...
Zazel - Plot - "Blue Siren" Sequence
... In the opening sequence, Sasha Vinni emerges from a pond as the "Blue Siren", her nude body is painted bright blue and multiple arms appear and gesticulate behind her like ...
Flag Of Luxembourg
... consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, and can be in 12 or 35 ratio ... The flag was defined as a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue in 1848, but it was not officially adopted until 1972 ... except that it is longer and its blue stripe is a lighter shade ...
Lazurite
... Lazurite is a deep blue to greenish blue ... Other blue minerals such as the carbonate azurite and the phosphate lazulite may be confused with lazurite, but are easily distinguished with careful examination ... The name is from the Persian lazward for blue ...
Flag Of Luxembourg - History
... brought by this law was that the color blue was defined as being a very bright blue, in contrast to the flag of the Netherlands (exactly the same design, but the Dutch flag uses ...

More definitions of "blue":

  • (noun): Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue.
    Example: "The Union army was a vast blue"
  • (adj): Characterized by profanity or cursing.
    Example: "Blue language"
    Synonyms: blasphemous, profane
  • (verb): Turn blue.
  • (noun): Blue clothing.
    Example: "She was wearing blue"
  • (noun): Used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge.
    Synonyms: bluing, blueing
  • (adj): Having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky.
    Example: "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"
    Synonyms: bluish, blueish, light-blue, dark-blue, blue-black
  • (adj): Used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).
    Example: "A ragged blue line"
  • (noun): The color of the clear sky in the daytime.
    Example: "He had eyes of bright blue"
    Synonyms: blueness

Famous quotes containing the word blue:

    So as to comprehend that the sky is blue everywhere one doesn’t need to travel around the world.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Down the blue night the unending columns press
    In noiseless tumult, break and wave and flow,
    Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

    But the lark is so brimful of gladness and love,
    The green fields below him, the blue sky above,
    That he sings, and he sings; and for ever sings he—
    ‘I love my Love, and my Love loves me!’
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)