What is yellow?

  • (adj): Changed to a yellowish color by age.
    Synonyms: yellowed
    See also — Additional definitions below

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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Frankford Yellow Jackets - Philadelphia Eagles
... 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 ...
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 Yellow Cross (chemical warfare), a World War I chemical ...
Yellow - Idioms and Expressions
... Yellow-belly is an American expression which means a coward ... it may refer to the color of sickness, which means a person lacks strength and stamina Yellow Pages refers in various countries to directories of telephone numbers, arranged alphabetically by the type of ... 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 posed to Europe and America by Chinese immigration ...
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 was repeated by his ... Harder was in charge of activating the yellow lights around the track, and the in-car dashboard yellow light system ... The footage, however, did not show conclusive evidence of when the yellow light came on ...

More definitions of "yellow":

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

Famous quotes containing the word yellow:

    Ask a toad what beauty is, the supreme beauty, the to kalon. He will tell you it is his lady toad with her two big round eyes coming out of her little head, her large flat snout, yellow belly, brown back.
    Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694–1778)

    down the sidewalk
    where laborers feed their dirty
    glistening torsos sandwiches
    and Coca-Cola, with yellow helmets
    on. They protect them from falling
    bricks, I guess.
    Frank O’Hara (1926–1966)

    Did Johnny look flashy?
    Yes, his white-on-white shirt and tie were luminous.
    His trousers were creased like knives to the tops of his shoes
    And his yellow straw hat came down to his dark glasses.
    David Wagoner (b. 1926)