brick red

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brick red a bright reddish-brown color
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Usage

In literature:

The brick walls are burnt red, and many of the alabaster vases are almost calcined.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery" by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
They were tall and thin, and of a colour which varied between brick-red and the darkest brown.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 4 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
The automobile had stopped in front of a big red-brick house.
"Maida's Little Shop" by Inez Haynes Irwin
The chimneys, except for the octagonal red-brick base, are constructed of the radial perforated bricks.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
It is built of red brick.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The brick should neither be of the white, nor the very dark red, kind.
"The Poetry of Architecture" by John Ruskin
Similarly, when I look at a brick viaduct a mile or two off, I appear to myself to recognize its redness.
"Illusions" by James Sully
It struggles to the gateway of a low, red-roofed, red-brick farm, and ends there.
"The Helpmate" by May Sinclair
The Home for the Blind was in a big red brick building on the side of a hill about two miles across the valley from Bellemere.
"Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show" by Laura Lee Hope
The house was a red-brick mansion built for the residence of an early Secretary of the Navy, and now made over into cheap flats.
"Honey-Sweet" by Edna Turpin
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In poetry:

His brain he built into the house,
Laboured his bones;
He burnt his heart into the brick
And red hearth-stones.
"Home For Love" by John Freeman
They are going to pull down the old rectory next year,
So I hear,
And put up an ugly little red
Brick one instead . . .
"The Old Rectory" by Cicely Fox Smith
And lush and lithe do the creepers clothe
Yon wall I watch, with a wealth of green:
Its bald red bricks draped, nothing loath,
In lappets of tangle they laugh between.
"A Wall" by Robert Browning
Though as for the 'stuck up' no walls built of brick,
Or granite, or marble, or dirty red sand,
Could stick up a man who himself's but a stick,
An inch above where he would naturally stand.
"Mrs. Merdle Suggesteth That Dinner Being Finished, The Gentlement Will Smoke. In The Meantime, She D" by Horatio Alger Jr

In news:

If the red brick, stone and a zany pattern of shingles doesn't catch your eye, the yard art will.
Preliminary plans for a red brick and glass hotel near.
Brick red in color, with a somewhat translucent rim and consistent brick red core, Segal's cabernet is hot on the nose, but pretty perfumes persist.
Named Capo 's, the new restaurant features brick walls with vintage newspaper photos of bygone mob bosses, stuffed red booths, and a thoroughly old-school vibe.
The new Pirate Reef ride puts guests on a boat in the middle of a battle between Captains Red Brick and Blue Brick.
Virginia-based paint sleuths found a "light yellow ochre- colored stucco," a "light blue oil paint" and a "brick red oil paint.
The peaked green roofs, the red brick and green mesh, the clean and simple lines are familiar to commuters rushing to and from Columbia on S.C 277.
Even in the red-brick shop on the corner where she grew up as a grocer 's daughter, the mood was dyspeptic.
On the SW corner of 52nd St and 10th Ave is a solid red brick building.
Red brick, gardens, maybe even some city chickens.
Whichever enchilada filling you choose, the highlight is the sauce: a brick-red, smoky and mildly spicy chipotle brew.
The city of Waco's 30-day hold on plans to methodically demolish the century-old, red-brick Shear-Callan house at 1401 Columbus Ave is right and proper, if only because of its historic significance.
The spiffed-up red-brick exterior and other touchstones of the old school have been carefully restored.
Built in 1938, the five-bedroom 5,500-plus-square-foot house features a red-brick clad veranda and French doors.
Don Norfleet/FULTON SUN photo: Fritz Nowlin of Brick City Customs in Mexico brought his red Harley Davidson motorcycle to participate in a poker run Saturday afternoon at the Fulton VFW.
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In science:

In the dark (brick red) shaded regions, the LSP is the charged ˜τ1 , so this region is excluded.
Big Bang Nucleosynthesis, Implications of Recent CMB Data and Supersymmetric Dark Matter
In the dark (brick red) shaded regions, the LSP is the charged ˜τ1 , so this region is excluded.
Searching for Supersymmetric Dark Matter
In the dark (brick red) shaded region at bottom right, the LSP is the charged ˜τ1 , so this region is excluded.
CDM in Supersymmetric Models
In the dark (brick red) shaded region, the LSP is the charged ˜τ1 .
CDM in Supersymmetric Models
The dark (brick red) shaded regions is excluded because a charged particle is lighter than the neutralino, and the darker (dark blue) shaded regions is excluded because the LSP is a sneutrino.
CDM in Supersymmetric Models
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