Emerald green

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Emerald green (Chem) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green acid green malachite green Victoria green solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
    • Emerald green a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals.
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Usage

In literature:

But she laughed, and said her earrings were not made of emeralds at all, but only of green grass.
"The House of Souls" by Arthur Machen
A little cup of perfect emerald green set within the darker border of the soft pinewoods.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
Set emerald-like in the yellow circle of the prairies, the green young cottonwood grove about Jane's house shone fresh and vivid.
"A Prairie Infanta" by Eva Wilder Brodhead
According to the specifications, it is supposed to be painted emerald green, but there's no indication of what it is.
"The Foreign Hand Tie" by Gordon Randall Garrett
As the green light blurred to an emerald haze, the creature under the crag came slithering out toward Dixon.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
Why, I had a great green ring, an emerald, that one of the princes giv' me, and ever so many pearls and diamonds.
"The Pearl of Orr's Island" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Green are the shores as emerald.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
At the Emerald City, where our Princess Ozma lives, green is the popular color.
"The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
The gorget of the throat is emerald green, with a cloud of delicate crimson in the centre.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series" by Philip Henry Gosse
In green and glorious blessedness the island lay before us, complete, like an enormous emerald in a setting of blue sea.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw
Green as an emerald.
"Renshaw Fanning's Quest" by Bertram Mitford
It was a square room painted emerald-green above the white wainscot.
"Plashers Mead" by Compton Mackenzie
At last she stood at the threshold of a green apartment that appeared to her like an enchanted room, hollowed out of some vast emerald.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Emerald, a precious stone of a green colour.
"A Reading Book in Irish History" by P. W. Joyce
Emeralds made of the "green pastures and the still waters"; sapphires that were born of sun and sea.
"The Master's Violin" by Myrtle Reed
Or summer red-bird, flashed amid the green, Like rubies set in richest emerald.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 4, July, 1851" by Various
Hawksworth also noticed for the first time that he wore earrings, each a tiny green emerald.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Flaming roofs, balls of fire, towers aglow, and the park all alight with a beautiful emerald green.
"Iolanthe's Wedding" by Hermann Sudermann
On the lower slopes of the mountains and at the foot of the lake there is vivid emerald green grass.
"Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan" by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
The fields were emerald green and ought to be fertile, but they seemed to lack cultivation.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea
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In poetry:

The evening sky was as green as Jade,
As Emerald turf by Lotus lake,
Behind the Kafila far she strayed,
(The Pearls are lost if the Necklace break!)
"Feroza" by Laurence Hope
Every way the emerald trees’ shadows.
Each day’s green moss free of dust.
Wild-haired, stretch-legged, he sits
By the high pine with half-open eyes.
"The Recluse" by Wang Wei
On a tripod the goddess sits, gazing
At herself in a mirror propped close:
Red-gold tresses, a perfect Greek nose,
Sea-green eyes like twin emeralds blazing.
"Circe" by Ivan Bunin
The slanting sunbeams tip with gold
The emerald leaves in the forests old—
But I must away from this fairy scene,
Those leafy woods and those valleys green!
"The Banished Spirit's Song" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Like emerald crowns thy islands rise,
And mirrored back are doubly seen
Gray rocks of the mountains, the cloud-flecked skies,
Gorgeous adornments, and fringes of green.
"Lake George, N. Y." by Jared Barhite
Colour of Youth and Hope, some waves are mine,
Some emerald reaches of the evening sky.
See, in the Spring, my sweet green Promise shine,
Never to be fulfilled, of by and by.
"Song Of The Colours:" by Laurence Hope

In news:

Emerald Green named trendy color for 2013.
Pantone announced today that PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald , "a lively, radiant, lush green," is its Color of the Year for 2013.
Emerald Green named trendy color for 2013.
Emerald green selected Pantone's top color for 2013.
If Scarlett O'Hara is any indication, emerald green is worn by women who should be kissed, and often—and by someone who knows how.
CR Laine's "Fifty Shades of Green" theme at the fall High Point market included the Brazilliance chair with emerald green tones.
Emerald green is Pantone's top color of 2013.
Emerald is no longer green with envy.
NEW YORK — Emerald is no longer green with envy.
Emerald green for 2013.
Emerald Green Named Color for 2013.
An example of Pantone's Color of the Year for 2013, Emerald green, from Nanette Lepore's spring 2013 runway collection shown during New York Fashion Week.
Kareem's is one of the oldest Middle Eastern restaurants in Anaheim's Little Arabia, and it's legendary for its falafels : emerald-green and poofy on the inside, dark-brown and crunchy on the outside.
Or gliding in a golf cart down a manicured fairway, where a carpet of emerald green offers a striking contrast to the red-rock desert.
Emerald green selected Pantone's top color for 2013.
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In science:

The situation is thus different from Goodman’s since pro jecting the greenness of emeralds ultimately conflicts with pro jecting grueness (after time t the two kinds of emeralds look different).
Remarks on "Random Sequences"
Color changes following chemical aging of the lemon cadmium mixtures with emerald green, various initial mixture contents.
Forecast of the Chemical Aging and Relevant Color Changes in Painting
Fig.2 shows the aged samples of the cadmium lemon mixture with emerald green, compared to the initial colors (upper row); numbers on the swatches show initial moles ratio Cd/Emerald Green in the mixture.
Forecast of the Chemical Aging and Relevant Color Changes in Painting
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