bluish green

Definitions

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

In literature:

The small, bluish-green eggs are much like the Catbird's eggs.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]" by Various
Big green peaks across which hung a bluish haze showed themselves between the hills.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Red and bluish green are thus complementary.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
She wore a shabby, low-necked gown of some bluish-green stuff, with a collar of coarse lace; also a string of iridescent shells.
"The Return of the Prodigal" by May Sinclair
Her green eyes shone wickedly in the livid, bluish circles under them.
"Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois
The foliage is green, sometimes with a bluish tinge.
"The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park" by Grenville F. Allen
On mixing the two solutions, a light bluish-green precipitate of tartrate of copper is formed.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
The Sahara was a verdant green, while a great portion of the Amazon valley was inundated by bluish seas.
"Deepfreeze" by Robert Donald Locke
Opaque, bluish-green when cold.
"The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis" by Frederick Hutton Getman
The eggs may be white, creamy white or a blue, or bluish green in color.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
The fourth and fifth Iris seem'd of a bluish green within, and red without, but so faintly that it was difficult to discern the Colours.
"Opticks" by Isaac Newton
It looked like some kind of man, with a bluish face and long sea-green hair.
"The Grey Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
The interior is bluish-green, pearly, and iridescent.
"Beautiful Shells of New Zealand" by E. G. B. Moss
They are either some shade of bluish-green, green, brown, or red colour.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
The ground colour of the caterpillar is bluish green.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
In the early stage of its growth this plant is covered with a sort of bluish green bloom, but it generally loses this and becomes smooth.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Their needles are sharp and of a bluish green.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
Swabbing should be continued, however, as long as the wiping patch is discolored by a bluish-green stain.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
For example, if orange and green are contrasted, the orange will appear reddish in hue and the green will appear bluish.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
Her bluish-green eyes sparkled with pleasure.
"Marjorie Dean High School Senior" by Pauline Lester
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In news:

A large plankton bloom produces bluish-green bioluminescence off the Orange County coast.
After examining the bluish-green lizard on his teenage bicep, I said with my usual tact and sensitivity, "Hope you like it 30 years from now".
This foam enclosure has arms for handles, comes in Lime (green), Mango (orange), or Peacock (bluish green) and transforms your tablet into a living cartoon character that will withstand the abuse your toddler can dish out.
One store is selling Ameraucana chicks, a breed that lays bluish-green eggs.
This evergreen shrub is listed as hardy to 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and has very attractive light, slightly bluish green foliage.
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