blue


blue
A color between green and violet on the spectrum. For individual b. dyes, see the specific name. SYN: cerulean.

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blue 'blü adj, blu·er; blu·est of the color blue
blue n
1) a color whose hue is that of the clear sky or that of the portion of the color spectrum lying between green and violet
2) a pigment or dye that colors blue see PRUSSIAN BLUE

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(bloo) 1. a color between green and indigo, produced by energy with wavelengths between 420 and 490 nm. 2. a dye or stain with this color.

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