greenness

Definitions

  • Trees on the Green, Ripley
    Trees on the Green, Ripley
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n greenness green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    • n greenness the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation
    • n greenness the state of not being ripe
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Front cover - black, green and gold decoration Front cover - black, green and gold decoration
Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting pot, part of a working hole, fragment from large melting pot, cullet (broken or refuse glass shown in lower left corner), and green glass fragments (lower center and lower right) Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting...
The Old Greene County Game The Old Greene County Game
I'll give you my beautiful Green Umbrella I'll give you my beautiful Green Umbrella
So he got poor Little Black Sambo's beautiful Green Umbrella So he got poor Little Black Sambo's beautiful Green Umbrella
THROUGH EVER-GREEN GLASSES THROUGH EVER-GREEN GLASSES
Nathaniel Greene Nathaniel Greene
Green Ash Green Ash

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Coca-Cola was originally green
    • Greenness Freshness; vigor; newness.
    • Greenness Immaturity; unripeness; as, the greenness of fruit; inexperience; as, the greenness of youth.
    • Greenness The quality of being green; viridity; verdancy; as, the greenness of grass, or of a meadow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The garfish has green bones
    • n greenness The quality of being green in color; verdantness; also, verdure.
    • n greenness The state of being green, in any of the derived senses.
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Quotations

  • Ray Kroc
    Ray Kroc
    “Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?”
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig%20Wittgenstein
    “Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “My salad days, when I was green in judgment.”
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert%20K.%20Chesterton
    “But there is good news yet to hear and fine things to be seen before we go to Paradise by way of Kensal Green.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A life is like a tree -- if you don't make it straight when its young and green, you'll never do it when it's old and dry.”
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles%20Dickens
    “Lord, keep my memory green.”

Idioms

Get the green light - If you get the green light to do something, you are given the necessary permission, authorisation.
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Green around the gills - If someone looks green around the gills, they look ill.
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Green fingers - (UK) Someone with green fingers has a talent for gardening.
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Green light - If you are given the green light, you are given approval to do something.
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Green thumb - (USA) Someone with a talent for gardening has a green thumb.
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Green with envy - If you are green with envy, you are very jealous.
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Green-eyed monster - The green-eyed monster is an allegorical phrase for somebody's strong jealousy
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Put more green into something - (USA) To put more green into something is to spend more or to increase investment in it.
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Walk the green mile - Someone or something that is walking the green mile is heading towards the inevitable.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. grēnnes,. See Green.

Usage

In literature:

There are black ones and bright blue ones, or green ones with blue eyes.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
Cynthia is dying for a sight of Green Valley and Green Valley folks.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
In summer the foliage is greyish-green; later it is almost a bright or clear green, the latter being its present colour.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Why, sometimes a green Earthworm unit will crack a fin on their first touchdown.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
All night as well as all day the Spirit of Fear searches out the little people of the Green Meadows and the Green Forest.
"The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer" by Thornton W. Burgess
He's the greatest trouble-maker in the Green Forest or on the Green Meadows.
"The Adventures of Paddy Beaver" by Thornton W. Burgess
I don't know which name he went by, but I call myself Greene because his father's name was Jerry Greene.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The leaves are of a dark green.
"Stories of Great Inventors" by Hattie E. Macomber
The young wife wiped the dirt off the soldier, first with a green leaf, and then with her fine handkerchief.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
The lady wore a green silk pelerine, and a green bonnet with pink strings, and the gentleman a blue coat and bell hat.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
Everyone else thinks that you are the thief who caused so much trouble on the Green Meadows and in the Green Forest.
"Mother West Wind's Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
ONCE in a while Frisky Squirrel paid a visit to Farmer Green's place.
"The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat" by Arthur Scott Bailey
First "greening": What is called the "first green liquor" is prepared by taking 15 lb.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Sometimes the way was dusty and uneven enough, but there were green spots and wayside flowers now and then.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
That night Roger dreamed he was swimming in a big green pond, while a swarm of bees carrying bunches of grapes flew buzzing after him.
"The White Crystals" by Howard R. Garis
Greenes of Warwick, Greenes of East Greenwich; all through Colonial and Revolutionary history we find their names.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
Amid their delicate green hang short clusters of greenish-white flowers.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Its mistress gone, as fine a black cat as ever I have seen appeared in the doorway and stood, green-eyed, regarding me.
"Memoirs of a Midget" by Walter de la Mare
Its eggs, from three to five in number, are of a dirty green, streaked with olive brown.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein
Wings and tail olive-brown edged with olive-green.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
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In poetry:

And the mountains are rugged and wild to be seen,
But the woodlands are beautiful when Nature's face is green;
There numerous rabbits do gambol all day
Amongst the green scrubbery all lively and gay.
"Beautiful Balmoral" by William Topaz McGonagall
Then, after that, they can have a walk at their ease,
Amongst the green shrubbery and tall pine trees;
And in the centre of the pand they can see
Three beautiful little islets dressed in green livery.
"Beautiful Monikie" by William Topaz McGonagall
I love, I love them so - my green things growing!
And I think that they love me, without false showing;
For by many a tender touch, they comfort me so much,
With the soft mute comfort of green things growing.
"Green Things Growing" by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
O the green things growing, the green things growing,
The faint sweet smell of the green things growing!
I should like to live, whether I smile or grieve,
Just to watch the happy life of my green things growing.
"Green Things Growing" by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Till to a lawn I came all white and green,
I in so fair a one had never been.
The ground was green, with daisy powdered over;
Tall were the flowers, the grove a lofty cover,
All green and white; and nothing else was seen.
"From The Cuckoo And The Nightingale" by William Wordsworth
Green was her Robe, and green her Wreath,
Where-e'er she trod, 'twas green beneath;
Where-e'er she turn'd, the Pulses beat
With new recruits of Genial Heat;
And in her Train the Birds appear,
To match for all the coming Year.
"Anacreontick II" by Thomas Parnell

In news:

The 49ers' 30-22 win against Green Bay ended fittingly: CB Chris Culliver batted away a deep pass intended for Green Bay's Jordy Nelson.
Concerned citizens and state officials met at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank Sunday to discuss the continued fight to save the Green Bank facility from the National Science Foundation's recommendation of divestiture .
Over the last two nights, we've seen how going green with hybrid cars may save you some green over the long run.
A bag of green chiles at the Green Chile Roast & Lunch.
The Greene Business Alliance in Greene County announced this morning that a company called MAR Holdings LLC has been granted a six-month option to acquire property in New Baltimore that it controls for the park.
GREEN BAY, Wis.--The Green Bay Police Department Dive Team has raised a car to the surface of the Fox River near Cherry Street in the community's downtown district.
GREEN BAY, Wis.--Green Bay police say a car has been discovered just off Cherry Street in Green Bay.
Green light his green card .
Why Isn't My Green Card Green.
Had Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes, grown up in south Phoenix and not Alabama, she might have written Green Corn Tamales instead.
Why the " Green Revolution " Was Not So Green After All.
2 bunches turnips with greens attached (1 3/4 to 2 pounds, including greens).
GREENE – Donna Utter captured the 2011 Greene Bowlodrome women's handicap house championship last Saturday, March 12, with a 218-199 victory over Sandie Charles in the finals.
In your quest to green your facility, you've upgraded your HVAC and lighting systems to be more energy efficient, switched to green cleaning products, and installed occupancy sensors.
Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings breaks free for an 82-yard touchdown run against the Green Bay Packers during the first half of the game at Lambeau Field on December 2, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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In science:

The correlated Green’s function is equal to the non-interacting Green’s function and a part that includes all interactions.
Faddeev Random Phase Approximation applied to molecules
D0(q , ω ) is the bare phonon Green’s function. χc (q , ω ) is estimated by a renormalised bubble contribution of the DMFT Green functions.
Preformed Excitons, Orbital Selectivity, and Charge-Density-Wave Order in 1T-TiSe_2
Moreover Y (λ, ∆) has Green vertex U∆ and Green correspondent ML∆ (λ, ∆) as F(NG (U∆ )/U∆ )-module (see [Ca] Proposition 6, [T] §3).
Two remarks on the reduction of Alperin's weight conjecture
Thus, green walks behaves like independent random walks with branching at the times a black particle hit zero and chooses the label of a green walk.
A note on the rightmost particle in a Fleming-Viot process
The key point is that the green branching times are independent of positions of the green.
A note on the rightmost particle in a Fleming-Viot process
It was even shown by Roux, that it is formally possible to construct a Green’s function of the Lam´e equation using a certain type of vectorial random walkers in a similar way one constructs a Green’s function of the Laplace equation.
New model for crack growth using random walkers
As a result of this construction the Green-Schwarz action can be rewritten in the very simple second-order formL = (cid:0)  gmn J an Jma (cid:0) i  (cid:15)mn J (cid:11)n Jm(cid:11) This is easy to check by direct evaluation: The g term is the usual g term of the Green-Schwarz action.
Randomizing the Superstring
It is possible to bound the Green function Gµ(lL2 ) in the following way: The points at the boundary are kept fixed and are not integrated over, as it is also assumed in the general notation for the loop Green functions.
Quantization of Geometry
But what is the Green’s function G2 (z)? It is just the Green’s function associated with the random matrix ϕ drawn from the general distribution (2).
Determinism plus chance in random matrix theory
But what is the Green’s function G2(z)? It is just the Green’s function associated with the random matrix ϕ drawn from the general distribution (2).
Law of addition in random matrix theory
The equation for the static Green’s function corresponding to a unit source at x′ is ∂i (cid:16)κ0 ij ∂j φ(x) − ui(cid:17) G(x, x′ ) = −δ(x − x′ ) . ij ∂j − λ0 The effective Green’s function obtained after averaging over the random ensemble of flows we denote by G (x − x′ ) .
Renormalization of Drift and Diffusivity in Random Gradient Flows
We chose here to label each Zn group with a color, red, green or blue and to note aR , aG and aB the components in the red, green and blue Zn groups of an element a of the grading group.
Z_n^3-graded colored supersymmetry
The red (resp. green, blue) derivation operators are attributed the red (resp. green, blue) grade −1.
Z_n^3-graded colored supersymmetry
In the diffusive regime it is equivalent to the Green function theory of Volkov, Za˘ıtsev, and Klapwijk (1993). A convenient formulation of the Green function theory has been presented by Nazarov (1994b).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
To properly account for non-analytic properties of the impurity averaged Green function, previous studies [14,17,18] have emphasized the need to express the Green function through a Hamiltonian which is explicitly Hermitian.
Random Dirac Fermions and Non-Hermitian Quantum Mechanics
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