earth color

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earth color a colored mineral used as a pigment
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Usage

In literature:

Then the gorgeous tulips, holding their heads so high, making the earth brilliant with their gay, bright colors.
"Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades" by Florence Holbrook
From that moment the earth became as a rose-colored flame.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
Low sullen clouds drifted over the dim-colored earth, and the wind was chill and dreary.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
It has been shown that no other people on earth indulge so strong a prejudice with regard to color, as we do.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
Does that not prove the inestimable value of earth-colored clothes?
"Liége on the Line of March" by Glenna Lindsley Bigelow
Queer mosses took form and color in the daylight, displaying colors never seen on Earth.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
They are all native earths, and though they contain iron, they are sufficiently inert to be thoroughly sound colors.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
He looked like a gnome with his wrinkled skin, his little eyes, his muddy gray hair and even his clothes almost of a color with the earth.
"The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor" by Margaret Vandercook
Let us next ascertain what are the colors of the earth itself.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
The very earth seemed to have sprouted into color.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
Gradually Herman realized that the shapes and colors he saw were the lighted and dark hemispheres of Earth.
"Freudian Slip" by Franklin Abel
What on earth could possess the talented Russian artist, whose coloring is so lovely, to expend his labor on such subjects!
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
I cast the saw to the earth, and begged my dinner from a colored washerwoman.
"The History and Records of the Elephant Club" by Knight Russ Ockside and Q. K. Philander Doesticks
Next day began the thaw and in a week the whole earth appeared to have melted into an unpleasant muddy-colored liquid.
"Molly Brown's Sophomore Days" by Nell Speed
The light, however, was rose color; there was twilight, then, in the bowels of the earth.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
In this earth he had planted hydrangeas, and the flesh-colored flowers had changed to sky-blue.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
It contained fragments of earth of a ferruginous color, and emitting a sulphureous smell.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The earth-colored water of the river flows bubbling by.
"King of Camargue" by Jean Aicard
And their dark colors look so like the earth one can hardly see them.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
For tragacanth size, colors of great consistency, mostly fine earth colors are the best.
"The Progress of the Marbling Art" by Josef Halfer
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In poetry:

Doomed to decay are all things here;
Whate'er their form or worth,
Color and beauty disappear,
Or turn to mother earth.
"Undecaying Fruit" by Joseph Horatio Chant
I see them come; fantastic, fair;
Chill, mushroom-colored: sky and earth
Grow ghostly with their floating hair
And trailing limbs, that have their birth
In wetness--fungi of the air.
"Rain In The Woods" by Madison Julius Cawein
Thou liftest us high when life's sternest,
Exultant, thou oceanward turnest;
Thy colors of freedom are earnest
That spirit and body shall never know dearth.—
Fare forth o'er the earth!
"The Pure Norwegian Flag" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
It is the sea, in the earth.
Colors of the south, in the winter sun,
contain the noisy shiftings
of the sea and the coasts...
Tomorrow in the sea!--I say, rather, in the earth
that moves, now, into the sea!
"Rosebushes" by Juan Ramon Jimenez
I have sought all the colors in the prism;
I have brought them home again with me,
And feebly give them out upon the earth.
Sometimes I have sung
With a long sad cry in my throat
Or with a murmuring as of curiously wrought shells.
"Creator " by Isobel Stone
Ye sigh not when the sun, his course fulfilled, His glorious course, rejoicing earth and sky,
In the soft evening, when the winds are stilled,
Sinks where his islands of departure spread
O'er the warm-colored heaven and ruddy mountain head.
"The Old Man's Funeral" by William Cullen Bryant

In news:

Design reveals silhouettes of Earth's tectonic boundaries in stunning, luminous color.
MUCC says " Camo " is the True Color of Earth Day.
This image shows the colors modified as if the scene were transported to Earth and illuminated by terrestrial sunlight.
Hold a postcard of any Impressionist painting up to the original and be prepared to wonder how on earth photography could get color so wrong.
Youngsters get a first look at Georgia Port's new coloring book at Earth Day in Forsyth Park.
Sophisticated yet down to earth, the dining room is bright colored and beautiful.
Down-to-earth actress is all color and charm.
Shortly after the cooling of the Earth, I, then a much younger man, worked in two statewide campaigns in Ohio, during which lifelong friendships were forged and many colorful characters were met.
This NASA handout image received 31 July, 2007 shows the spectacular "blue marble", the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date.
Near-Earth objects seem to be more varied in color and composition than previously thought.
The cosmos is filled with color, and color is a key in determining age, chemical composition and how far objects are from Earth.
But the tectonic plates in home lighting started shifting when compact fluorescent lights started showing up on shelves, and my kids started bringing home coloring pages from school on Earth Day (or is it now Week.
The associated press / NASA The moon , at center with the limb of Earth near the bottom transitioning into the orange-colored troposphere, the lowest and most dense portion of the Earth?s atmosphere.
Twinkling city lights, raging wildfires and colorful auroras are lit up in new dazzling nighttime views of the Earth.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twinkling city lights, raging wildfires and colorful auroras are lit up in new dazzling nighttime views of the Earth.
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In science:

The core of Google Earth is a huge RGB color image pyramid pro jected on a sphere, served via the internet by Google, with client software that runs on each user’s computer.
Sky in Google Earth: The Next Frontier in Astronomical Data Discovery and Visualization
The main sequence M dwarfs in this color range have Mr & 11 mag and so in the SDSS dynamic range these ob jects lie at distances . 1.5 kpc from Earth.
Stellar Locus Regression: Accurate Color Calibration, and the Real-time Determination of Galaxy Cluster Photometric Redshifts
Instead, the relatively blue color suggests that this ob ject lies much closer to Earth and, as such, is intrinsically much less luminous than a latetype WN star.
Red Eyes on Wolf-Rayet Stars: 60 New Discoveries via Infrared Color Selection
The magnitude of the effect depends on zenith distance z0 , air temperature and pressure, spectral band and star color, and even the non-sphericity of the Earth (e.g., Gubler & Tytler 1998).
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
This interpretation views most of Mars surface as active soil, colored red, as on Earth, by eons of widespread microbial activity .
Analysis of evidence of Mars life
SECS have only integer charges because they are color singlets. A SENS which enters the earth atmosphere could absorb a nitrogen nucleus which would give it the positive charge of +7 (SECS with z = 7).
Magnetic Monopole Searches
Based on the co-added images, we created color images in a way as described by Lupton et al. (2004) and convert the color images to Google Earth compatible images using wcs2kml (Brewer et al. 2007).
Flying across Galaxy Clusters with Google Earth: additional imagery from SDSS co-added data
To view those images in Google Earth, you need to download a kmz file, which contains the links to the color images, and then open the kmz file with your Google Earth.
Flying across Galaxy Clusters with Google Earth: additional imagery from SDSS co-added data
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