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Yellow

Yellow (/ˈjɛloʊ/) is the color of gold, butter, or ripe lemons. In the spectrum of visible light, and in the traditional color wheel used by painters, yellow is located between green and orange.

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Yellow - Idioms and Expressions
... Yellow-belly is an American expression which means a coward ... means a person lacks strength and stamina Yellow Pages refers in various countries to directories of telephone numbers, arranged alphabetically by the type of business or service offered ... The Yellow Peril was a term used in politics and popular fiction in the late 19th and early 20th century to describe the alleged economic and cultural danger ...
2002 Indianapolis 500 - Controversy - Initial Confusion
... Brian Barnhart, in Race Control, made the initial call at the moment, stating "yellow, yellow, yellow, three is your leader" over the director's radio channel, and such ... Harder was in charge of activating the yellow lights around the track, and the in-car dashboard yellow light system ... did not show conclusive evidence of when the yellow light came on ...
Yellow Meadow Ant
... The Yellow Meadow Ant, Lasius flavus, is one of the most common ants in Central Europe, although it also occurs in Asia, North Africa and eastern North America ... Their colour varies from yellow to brown, with queen and males being slightly more darkly colored ... The Yellow Meadow Ant feeds on the honeydew from root aphids, which they breed in their nests ...
Yellow Cross
... Yellow Cross may mean Cathar yellow cross, a distinguishing mark worn by repentant Cathars, who were ordered to wear it by the Roman Catholic Church ...
Frankford Yellow Jackets - Philadelphia Eagles
... to Bert Bell and Lud Wray, and awarded them the remains of the Yellow Jackets organization ... Some people assume that the Yellow Jackets and the Eagles are the same franchise however, that is not the case ... Bell and Wray did not buy the Yellow Jackets team, but rather the rights to an NFL team in the Philadelphia area that formerly had belonged to the Frankford Athletic Association ...

More definitions of "yellow":

  • (adj): Affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc.
    Synonyms: jaundiced, icteric
  • (adj): Changed to a yellowish color by age.
    Synonyms: yellowed
  • (verb): Turn yellow.
    Example: "The pages of the book began to yellow"
  • (noun): The quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons.
    Synonyms: yellowness
  • (adj): Cowardly or treacherous.
    Example: "The little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"

Famous quotes containing the word yellow:

    When three persons are of the same mind, yellow dirt can be turned into gold.
    Chinese proverb.

    Come unto these yellow sands,
    And then take hands.
    Curtsied when you have and kissed
    The wild waves whist,
    Foot it featly here and there;
    And, sweet sprites, the burden bear.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    “Never shall a young man,
    Thrown into despair
    By those great honey-coloured
    Ramparts at your ear,
    Love you for yourself alone
    And not your yellow hair.”
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)