blue green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blue green a blue-green color or pigment "they painted it a light shade of bluish green"
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Usage

In literature:

Then the red and green ones came out, and, lastly, the orange and blue.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, January 1878, No. 3" by Various
Blue especially confounded with violet, also with green.
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
The young cadet adjusted the last dial and the blue-green planet sprang into clear sharp focus on the screen.
"Danger in Deep Space" by Carey Rockwell
The last recipe shows the use of the indigo vat in giving the blue (p. 129) constituent in dyeing greens and other compound colours on wool.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Task Force Red-Blue-Green, Fifth Space Fleet.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
We speak of the seven colors of the spectrum, violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
The stars overhead were points of green and blue and crimson light, low-hung, changing each moment.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
The dark-blue cupolas stand out against the light-blue sky, and are surrounded by luxuriant dark-green vegetation.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
The coloring, blue and silver, purple-brown and bronze-green, was harmonious with the grouping of lines.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
COLOURS: Gold and red, gold and dark blue, gold and light blue, gold and green.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
Thiocarmine R., Patent blues, Wool greens, indigo extract, Eosines, etc.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
All this joyous green, this laughing white, the deep reflective blue, the somber exquisite gray, was water.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
On either side of us were swift hills mottled with green and gold, ahead a curdle of snow-capped mountains, above a sky of robin's-egg blue.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Also in green and blue-green.
"John Baptist Jackson" by Jacob Kainen
The sea lay like a great Easter egg under the hot sun, a vast and inanimate daub of glittering blue, green, and gold.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
This green is to come forth, and this blue to be set instead thereof, and clean slea-silk for the yellow.
"The Well in the Desert" by Emily Sarah Holt
Some wear coats made of green blankets, others of blue ones, and some of a scarlet red.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
General hue grass green tinged with blue.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
In the green spare chamber are Hatty and Cecilia; and in the blue one, Flora and me.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
The Bogota green bean ranges from a blue-green bean to a fancy yellow.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
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In poetry:

The moss said: "Your blue eyes
Need my green sleep";
The willow said: "Ah! when
You weep I weep."
"A Ballad of The Kind Little Creatures" by Richard Le Gallienne
The sky-blue smiles above the roof
Its tenderest;
A green tree rears above the roof
Its waving crest.
"The Sky-Blue Smiles Above The Roof" by Paul Verlaine
It was a reign of roses,
Of blue flowers for the eye,
And the rustling of green girls
Under a white sky.
"You And Yellow Air" by John Shaw Neilson
A pale green sky is gleaming;
The steely stars are few;
The moorland pond is steaming
A mist of gray and blue.
"Picture Songs" by George MacDonald
Does like to sit by the calm blue wave?
Or to sleep and snore in a dark green cave,
or a GROTT,
The Akond of Swat?
"The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear
When ever blue the sky shall gleam,
And ever green the sod;
And man's rude work deface no more
The Paradise of God.
"Hymn" by Charles Kingsley

In news:

Imagine yourself in the space above our little blue-green planet looking down—way, way down—on her icy North Pole.
The use of additional ink colors such as gray, blue, red, and green, says Canon, allows the printer to more accurately reproduce tones w...
Fried pork chop with macaroni and chesse, green beans, and roll on a blue cafeteria tray.
In place of her old driveway and flagstone paving, crushed decomposed granite planted with small blue-green agaves now surrounds the oaks, allowing air and water to reach tree roots.
A gunman in an Afghan uniform shot and killed three American service members in southern Afghanistan, the US military said Friday, in the latest of an intensifying spate of so-called green-on-blue attacks.
Green on blue' killings a perplexing problem.
Perched atop the thorny brush on Green Island, a great blue heron surveys the surroundings before dropping down to feed its pair of hungry offspring.
Andrew Uehling wakes up to a green-blue view, with a carpet of rooftop grass in the foreground and the waves of Lake Mendota in the distance as he looks out the window of his dormitory.
Painted in a bright palette of greens, yellows, and blues, Salerno 's mixed-media illustrations, traced and shaded in black crayon, are an immediate attention-getter, the thick, horizontal brushwork contributing to a strong sense of movement.
The bright lime-green foliage of this ornamental sweet potato is the perfect accompaniment for any of the blue salvias .
The Green Bay Packers (14-3) gave the Giants (12-6) a little extra motivation for the title game Sunday, alleging that New York's blue-collar style sometimes borders on dirty football.
Blue and green honey makes beekeepers see red .
Blue and green honey makes French beekeepers see red .
With blue flowers in the spring, frosty- silver leaves with green veins throughout the growing season, it's a multiseason plant.
Visible light is made up of all colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet (an easy way to remember the colors is the name ROY G BIV).
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In science:

As expected the blue sources in the colour image show highest hardness ratios above 1.0 while the green sources have values around 0.5.
AGN in the XMM-Newton first-light image as probes for the interstellar medium in the LMC
Using standard conventions (e.g. ), one can find that the up, ”red” quark couples to the down ”green” quark, the up ”green” to the down ”red”, whereas the ”blue” quarks remain free.
Quark scattering at QGP/2SC interface
The equations for the second “family” (up “green” and down “red” quarks) can be evaluate exactly the same way and the ”blue” quarks are not interesting in the first approximation.
Quark scattering at QGP/2SC interface
Figure 3. (a) Highest-occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) and (b) lowestunoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) of a WSi12 cluster. Green and yellow balls represent Si and W atoms, respectively. The lobes colored with blue and red represent the wavefunctions with opposite phases.
Theoretical study of metal-encapsulating Si cage clusters: Revealing the nature of their peculiar geometries
Point (•) is first reached by three independent RW’s (red, green, blue), contributing to H 3 (•).
Conformal Fractal Geometry and Boundary Quantum Gravity
In addition to the KAIT CCD images themselves, we also had available either the red images of the Palomar Sky Survey (POSS), or the SERC-J survey in blue-green light.
Classifications of the Host Galaxies of Supernovae, Set II
The superposed red trace shows the model spectrum obtained by summing the three components given below: emission lines and nebular thermal emission (green), a Bruzual & Charlot (1996) 3-Gyr-old stellar population model (blue), and a QSO spectral model (magenta).
The Aligned z ~ 1 Radio Galaxy 3C 280
These are scintillating crystals with a rather complex emission spectrum, consisting of two emission components: blue, peaking at 420 nm and green, peaking at 480-520 nm.
LED Monitoring System for the BTeV Lead Tungstate Crystal Calorimeter Prototype
Bottom : cut of the core at K, along NS (solid brown line) and EW (dash yellow line) axis ; cut of the PSF along NS (solid blue line) and EW (dash green line) axis.
Hot Very Small dust Grains in NGC 1068 seen in jet induced structures thanks to VLT/NACO adaptive optics
Red (Myoglobin), blue (Lysozyme), green (Cytochrome) and Yellow (Ribonuclease) solid curves represent the variation of the additional heat capacity difference with temperature obtained from theoretical result.
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
As discussed in the text, this is obtained by the sum of a cool blackbody component (green), a hot blackbody component (red) and a power law (blue).
On the polar caps of the 3 Musketeers
Other sites are colored according to the direction of their rotor, red/yellow for East/West and green/blue for North/South.
Goldbug Variations
The dotted (green) and dotted-dashed (blue) lines represent left- and right-handed squarks of the first two generations, respectively.
Bottom-Up Approach to Moduli Dynamics in Heavy Gravitino Scenario : Superpotential, Soft Terms and Sparticle Mass Spectrum
The dotted (green) and dotted-dashed (blue) lines represent left- and right-handed squarks of the first two generations, respectively.
Bottom-Up Approach to Moduli Dynamics in Heavy Gravitino Scenario : Superpotential, Soft Terms and Sparticle Mass Spectrum
BCS ansatz for Cooper pairing between cross-species of quarks enforces equality in the numbers of red, green, blue, and u, d, s quarks and thus neutrality.
Analytical and numerical evaluation of the Debye and Meissner masses in dense neutral three-flavor quark matter
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