What is yellow?

  • (adj): Affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc.
    Synonyms: jaundiced, icteric
    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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Some articles on yellow:

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 ...
Frankford Yellow Jackets - Philadelphia Eagles
... NFL granted an expansion franchise 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 ...
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 - Idioms and Expressions
... Yellow-belly is an American expression which means a coward ... but 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 ... 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 ... 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":

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

Famous quotes containing the word yellow:

    The paired butterflies are already yellow with August
    Over the grass in the West garden;
    They hurt me. I grow older.
    Li Po (701–762)

    Pigeons on the grass alas.
    Pigeons on the grass alas.
    Short longer grass short longer longer shorter yellow
    grass Pigeons large pigeons on the shorter longer yellow grass
    alas pigeons on the grass.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    He will watch from dawn to gloom
    The lake-reflected sun illume
    The yellow bees in the ivy-bloom,
    Nor heed nor see, what things they be;
    But from these create he can
    Forms more real than living man,
    Nurslings of immortality!
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)