What is red?

  • (adj): (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.
    Example: "Turned red from exertion"; "red-faced and violent"
    Synonyms: crimson, reddened, red-faced, flushed
    See also — Additional definitions below

Red

Red is the color of blood, a ruby, and strawberries. It is next to orange at the end of the visible spectrum of light, and is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, blood, anger, socialism and communism, and in China and many other cultures, with happiness.

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Red Wolf
... The red wolf (Canis lupus rufus, formerly Canis rufus) is a North American canid which once roamed throughout the Southeastern United States ... Based on fossil and archaeological evidence, the original red wolf range extended throughout the Southeast, from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, north to the Ohio River Valley and central ... The red wolf is morphologically midway between grey wolves and coyotes, and recent genetic research indicates it may actually be a hybrid species ...
Red Sea - Bordering Countries
... The Red Sea may be geographically divided into three sections the Red Sea proper, and in the north, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez ... The six countries bordering the Red Sea proper are Eastern shore Saudi Arabia Yemen Western shore Egypt Sudan Eritrea Djibouti The Gulf of Suez is entirely bordered by Egypt ... standard geographical definition of the six countries bordering the Red Sea cited above, areas such as Somalia and Ethiopia are sometimes also described as Red Sea territories ...
Red - In Film
... Many movie titles have included the color's name, such as The Woman in Red, a 1935 American film Reds, a 1981 film about Communism in the USA and Russia The Woman in Red, a 1984 American comedy film Raise the Red ...
Red Sea - Desalination Plants
... the requirement of the population and the industries along the Red Sea ... There are at least 18 desalination plants along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia which discharge warm brine and treatment chemicals (chlorine and anti-scalants) that may cause bleaching and ... The water from the Red Sea is also utilized by oil refineries and cement factories for cooling purposes ...
International Red Cross And Red Crescent Movement - Criticism
... a documentary called Blood on the Cross that alleges the involvement of the Red Cross with the British military in conducting a massacre in the Southern Highlands of West Papua in connection ... Following the broadcast of the documentary, the Red Cross announced publicly that it would appoint an individual outside the organization to investigate the allegations made in the film and any responsibility on its ... The report categorically states that the Red Cross personnel accused of involvement were proven not to have been present that a white helicopter was probably used in a military operation, but the helicopter ...

More definitions of "red":

  • (noun): The amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue.
    Example: "The company operated in the red last year"
    Synonyms: loss, red ink
  • (adj): Red with or characterized by blood.
    Example: "Waving our red weapons o'er our heads"- Shakespeare; "The Red Badge of Courage"; "the red rules of tooth and claw"- P.B.Sears
  • (adj): Characterized by violence or bloodshed.
    Example: "Convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
    Synonyms: crimson, violent
  • (noun): A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.
    Synonyms: Red River
  • (noun): The quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.
    Synonyms: redness

Famous quotes containing the word red:

    a flock of bright red lanterns
    has settled.
    Charles Reznikoff (1894–1976)

    I was here first introduced to Joe.... He was a good-looking Indian, twenty-four years old, apparently of unmixed blood, short and stout, with a broad face and reddish complexion, and eyes, methinks, narrower and more turned up at the outer corners than ours, answering to the description of his race. Besides his underclothing, he wore a red flannel shirt, woolen pants, and a black Kossuth hat, the ordinary dress of the lumberman, and, to a considerable extent, of the Penobscot Indian.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The silence is death.
    It comes each day with its shock
    to sit on my shoulder, a white bird,
    and peck at the black eyes
    and the vibrating red muscle
    of my mouth.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)