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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 ...
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 ... The name is from the Persian lazward for blue ...
Flag Of Luxembourg - History
... 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 ...
Flag Of Luxembourg
... Drapeau du Luxembourg) consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, and can be in 12 or 35 ratio ... defined 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
... baseball 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" ...

More definitions of "blue":

  • (noun): Blue clothing.
    Example: "She was wearing blue"
  • (noun): Any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae.
  • (adj): Used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).
    Example: "A ragged blue line"
  • (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
  • (verb): Turn 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
  • (noun): The color of the clear sky in the daytime.
    Example: "He had eyes of bright blue"
    Synonyms: blueness
  • (noun): Used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge.
    Synonyms: bluing, blueing

Famous quotes containing the word blue:

    One way to do it might be by making the scenery penetrate the automobile. A polished black sedan was a good subject, especially if parked at the intersection of a tree-bordered street and one of those heavyish spring skies whose bloated gray clouds and amoeba-shaped blotches of blue seem more physical than the reticent elms and effusive pavement. Now break the body of the car into separate curves and panels; then put it together in terms of reflections.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    The blue and the gray. Let us march together beneath the star- spangled banner.
    Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)

    There were ghosts that returned to earth to hear his phrases,
    As he sat there reading, aloud, the great blue tabulae.
    They were those from the wilderness of stars that had expected more.
    There were those that returned to hear him read from the poem of life,
    Of the pans above the stove, the pots on the table, the tulips among them.
    They were those that would have wept to step barefoot into reality....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)