yellow dwarf


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow dwarf any of several virus diseases of plants characterized by stunting and yellowing of the leaves
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In literature:

The Yellow Dwarf was transferred into Mirror.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Then all at once she saw before her the Yellow Dwarf.
"The Blue Fairy Book" by Various
It is a small bush with a yellow fruit, and in its appearance a dwarf "anona".
"Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa" by David Livingstone
The distorted yellow dwarfs seemed to gibe apish before me.
"The Quest of the Sacred Slipper" by Sax Rohmer
Yellow Devil," the dwarf cried as he swung, "look behind you: there is another devil, yellower and fiercer than you.
"The People Of The Mist" by H. Rider Haggard
A curious, dwarf-growing shrub, with small, bright yellow, starry flowers produced in June.
"Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs" by A. D. Webster
A promise is broken to a yellow dwarf, and the whole world goes wrong.
"All Things Considered" by G. K. Chesterton
Here and there stood wicked looking dwarf trees with violet and yellow foliage.
"Figures of Earth" by James Branch Cabell
They have a dwarf marigold that we could use for the yellow border.
"Ethel Morton's Enterprise" by Mabell S.C. Smith
One spring morning a little yellow bird flew into the cedar grove, and gave the dwarf a letter which it held in its beak.
"The Firelight Fairy Book" by Henry Beston

In science:

This may be the reason for the “normal” colours; it is consistent with the conclusions of Corradi et al. (1999a) that the nebulae around yellow symbiotics might well be the PNe of the presently hot white dwarfs of these systems.
Planetary nebula or symbiotic Mira? Near infrared colours mark the difference
In some systems the red giant is replaced by a yellow G−K-type giant, and the white dwarf by a main-sequence or neutron star.
Orbital and stellar parameters of symbiotic stars