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Alternative clues for the word hue
___ and cry
Lilac or lemon, e.g.
Peach or tangerine
Amber, for example
Carnation or rose
Cerise or magenta, e.g.
Part of a rainbow
Peach or plum
Ruby or emerald
Lemon or peach
Cousin ___ of "The Addams Family"
Orange or plum
Lemon or orange
Cry of partner
Part of a sunbow
Steel or bronze
Interior decorator's concern
Shade of color
The quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
Word definitions for hue in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES hue and cry COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE different ▪ But the success the agency has enjoyed, though different in hue , looks unlikely to fade. EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ In the fall, Boston ivy vines take...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tone \Tone\ (t[=o]n), n. [F. ton, L. tonus a sound, tone, fr. Gr. to`nos a stretching, straining, raising of the voice, pitch, accent, measure or meter, in pl., modes or keys differing in pitch; akin to tei`nein to stretch or strain. See Thin , and cf....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 alt. 1 (context obsolete English) form; appearance; guise. 2 A color, or shade of color; tint; dye. 3 The characteristic related to the light frequency that appears in the color, for instance red, yellow, green, cyan, blue or magenta. 4 (context...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"color," Old English hiw "color, form, appearance, beauty," earlier heow , hiow , from Proto-Germanic *hiwam (cognates: Old Norse hy "bird's down," Swedish hy "skin, complexion," Gothic hiwi "form, appearance"), from PIE *kei- , a color adjective of broad...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength [syn: chromaticity ] v. take on color or become colored; "In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey" suffuse with color [syn: imbue , tinge ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Huế Northern accent Huế is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802-1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the...
Usage examples of hue.
The blue flowers of the slender-leaved flax, combined with the bright hues of the scarlet acanthus, a flower peculiar to the country.
The laird stood his ground with much ado, though his face was often crimsoned over with the hues of shame and anger.
Which fills this vapour, as the aereal hue Of fountain-gazing roses fills the water, Flows from thy mighty sister.
Like a glow-worm golden In a dell of dew, Scattering unbeholden Its aereal hue Among the flowers and grass, which screen it from the view!
He watched as she strode directly toward Alienor, the pretty pouting demoiselle with hair of raven hue.
For instance, his eyes were of a dark brown hue seldom seen on Stratos, set anomalously far apart.
In a less strenuous mode, his mother painted countless aquarelles for him, as she had since he was an infant, but although he remained emotionally indebted to her melting hues, his own experiments only made the paper warp and curl.
Upon the hypothesis that annihilation is the fate of man, they are not satisfied merely to take away from the present all the additional light, incentive, and comfort imparted by the faith in a future existence, but they arbitrarily remove all the alleviations and glories intrinsically belonging to the scene, and paint it in the most horrible hues, and set it in a frame of midnight.
Its clothing was singular, to say the leasthigh-topped brogans of black leather, baggy pantaloons and baggier shirt of what looked to be a good-quality cloth in the hue of a dark-green olive, what might have been a broad sword belt cinching the waist, but no visible weapons and no armor except the close-fitting helmet.
None was of any color worth boasting about, and the insignificant differences of hue served only as one more basis for their abhorring each other.
It had an air of somewhat gloomy respectability, and was presided over by an angular lady whose appearance carried the suggestion that she must be in mourning for a near relation, since she wore a bombasine dress of sombre hue, without frills, or lace, or even a ribbon to lighten its sobriety.
At certain seasons the wind from the north that was called the Chafer scoured the stuff free and hurled it high overhead, where it stained the clouds for days, and tinted the rainfall a fine lavender hue.
Basically, a process called metamorphism caused the basalts in Shenandoah to recrystallize with new minerals, such as chlorite, epidote, and albite, which help give the rocks their greenish hue.
Her face had caught the hues of the lily and the rose, and had an air of happiness I could not help admiring.
When they bleed the ground soaks with the cuprous hue of lobster juice.