What is blue?

  • (adj): Morally rigorous and strict.
    Example: "Blue laws"
    Synonyms: puritan, puritanic, puritanical
    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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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 ...
Flag Of Luxembourg
... du Luxembourg) consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, and can be in 12 or 35 ratio ... as a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue in 1848, but it was not officially adopted until 1972 ... to that of the Netherlands, except that it is longer and its blue stripe is a lighter shade ...
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" ...
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
... One important clarification 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 ...

More definitions of "blue":

  • (noun): Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue.
    Example: "The Union army was a vast blue"
  • (verb): Turn blue.
  • (adj): Used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).
    Example: "A ragged blue line"
  • (noun): Any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
  • (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
  • (noun): The color of the clear sky in the daytime.
    Example: "He had eyes of bright blue"
    Synonyms: blueness
  • (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): Characterized by profanity or cursing.
    Example: "Blue language"
    Synonyms: blasphemous, profane

Famous quotes containing the word blue:

    “Things as they are
    Are changed upon the blue guitar.”
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    The Reverend Samuel Peters ... exaggerated the Blue Laws, but they did include “Capital Lawes” providing a death penalty for any child over sixteen who was found guilty of cursing or striking his natural parents; a death penalty for an incorrigible son; a law forbidding smoking except in a room in a private house; another law declaring smoking illegal except on a journey five miles away from home,...
    —Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    I have just come down from my father.
    Higher and higher he lies
    Above me in a blue light
    Shed by a tinted window.
    James Dickey (b. 1923)