Crossword clues for brown
- Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
- Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858)
- Character in 53 Across
- Autumnal color
- Ivy League team
- Chestnut, e.g.
- Prepare the bird
- University at Providence
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Brown \Brown\, v. i. To become brown.
Brown \Brown\, n. A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
Brown \Brown\ (broun), a. [Compar. Browner; superl. Brownest.] [OE. brun, broun, AS. br?n; akin to D. bruin, OHG. br?n, Icel. br?nn, Sw. brun, Dan. bruun, G. braun, Lith. brunas, Skr. babhru. [root]93, 253. Cf. Bruin, Beaver, Burnish, Brunette.] Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow. Cheeks brown as the oak leaves. --Longfellow. Brown Bess, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket, with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army. Brown bread
Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham bread. ``He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt brown bread and garlic.''
Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
Brown coal, wood coal. See Lignite.
Brown hematite or Brown iron ore (Min.), the hydrous iron oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite.
Brown holland. See under Holland.
Brown paper, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping paper, made of unbleached materials.
Brown spar (Min.), a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in part identical with ankerite.
Brown stone. See Brownstone.
Brown stout, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
Brown study, a state of mental abstraction or serious reverie.
Brown \Brown\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Browned; p. pr. & vb. n. Browning.]
To make brown or dusky.
A trembling twilight o'er welkin moves, Browns the dim void and darkens deep the groves.
To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English brun "dark, dusky," developing a definite color sense only 13c., from Proto-Germanic *brunaz (cognates: Old Norse brunn, Danish brun, Old Frisian and Old High German brun, Dutch bruin, German braun), from PIE *bher- (3) "shining, brown" (cognates: Lithuanian beras "brown"), related to *bheros "dark animal" (compare beaver, bear (n.), and Greek phrynos "toad," literally "the brown animal").\n
\nThe Old English word also had a sense of "brightness, shining," preserved only in burnish. The Germanic word was adopted into Romanic (Middle Latin brunus, Italian and Spanish bruno, French brun). Brown Bess, slang name for old British Army flintlock musket, first recorded 1785.
"brown color," c.1600, from brown (adj.).
c.1300, "to become brown," from brown (adj.). From 1560s as "to make brown." Related: Browned; browning.
1 Having a brown colour. 2 (context obsolete English) gloomy. 3 (context sometimes capitalized English) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin. n. 1 A colour like that of chocolate or coffee. 2 (context snooker English) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 4 points. 3 black tar heroin. 4 (context sometimes capitalised English) A person of Middle Eastern, Latino or South Asian descent; a brown-skinned person; someone of mulatto or biracial appearance v
1 To become brown. 2 (context cooking English) To cook something until it becomes brown. 3 To tan. 4 (context transitive English) To make brown or dusky. 5 (context transitive English) To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface. 6 (label en demography slang) To turn progressively more Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region.
n. an orange of low brightness and saturation [syn: brownness]
Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858) [syn: Robert Brown]
abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858) [syn: John Brown]
a university in Rhode Island [syn: Brown University]
v. fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan"
Housing Units (2000): 2456
Land area (2000): 305.648958 sq. miles (791.627134 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.590768 sq. miles (4.120069 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 307.239726 sq. miles (795.747203 sq. km)
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 39.950254 N, 90.740237 W
Brown County, IL
Housing Units (2000): 4815
Land area (2000): 570.674427 sq. miles (1478.039918 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.521689 sq. miles (3.941157 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 572.196116 sq. miles (1481.981075 sq. km)
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 39.813050 N, 95.562704 W
Brown County, KS
Housing Units (2000): 7163
Land area (2000): 312.264196 sq. miles (808.760520 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 4.357889 sq. miles (11.286879 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 316.622085 sq. miles (820.047399 sq. km)
Located within: Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
Location: 39.228538 N, 86.218138 W
Brown County, IN
Housing Units (2000): 11163
Land area (2000): 610.863843 sq. miles (1582.130022 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 7.740608 sq. miles (20.048081 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 618.604451 sq. miles (1602.178103 sq. km)
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 44.255312 N, 94.696210 W
Brown County, MN
Housing Units (2000): 1916
Land area (2000): 1221.279443 sq. miles (3163.099102 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 3.796873 sq. miles (9.833856 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1225.076316 sq. miles (3172.932958 sq. km)
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 42.534188 N, 99.871572 W
Brown County, NE
Housing Units (2000): 17193
Land area (2000): 491.758790 sq. miles (1273.649365 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 3.457361 sq. miles (8.954523 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 495.216151 sq. miles (1282.603888 sq. km)
Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
Location: 38.926434 N, 83.872440 W
Brown County, OH
Housing Units (2000): 17889
Land area (2000): 943.852819 sq. miles (2444.567475 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 13.083689 sq. miles (33.886597 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 956.936508 sq. miles (2478.454072 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.772058 N, 98.998706 W
Brown County, TX
Housing Units (2000): 15861
Land area (2000): 1713.069884 sq. miles (4436.830444 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 18.138538 sq. miles (46.978597 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1731.208422 sq. miles (4483.809041 sq. km)
Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
Location: 45.538665 N, 98.381992 W
Brown County, SD
Housing Units (2000): 90199
Land area (2000): 528.675390 sq. miles (1369.262916 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 86.749594 sq. miles (224.680408 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 615.424984 sq. miles (1593.943324 sq. km)
Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location: 44.493492 N, 88.032769 W
Brown County, WI
Brown is a composite color. In the CMYK color model used in printing or painting, brown is made by combining red, black, and yellow, or red, yellow, and blue. In the RGB color model used to project colors onto television screens and computer monitors, brown is made by combining red and green, in specific proportions. The brown color is seen widely in nature, in wood, soil, human hair color, eye color and skin pigmentation. Brown is the color of dark wood or rich soil. According to public opinion surveys in Europe and the United States, brown is the least favorite color of the public; the color most often associated with plainness, the rustic, and poverty.
Brown is the second studio album by metal group P.O.D.. The album was released on Rescue Records. It was initially released on October 8, 1996, and sold out quickly. The original issue is considered a very desirable collectible by fans and has different artwork. It was remastered, remixed and re-released in 2000 by Diamante. Many fans prefer the chunkier sound of the original issue.
Brown is a color.
Brown may also refer to:
Brown is a lunar impact crater that is located in the southeast part of the Moon, to the southwest of the prominent ray crater Tycho. Northwest of Brown is the crater Wilhelm, and to the west is Montanari.
The rim of Brown is mis-shapen from a typical circular formation, most notably due to the intrusion of the satellite crater Brown E into the southeast of the formation. The northern rim is polygonal in shape, with a flattened northern rim. There is also a small gap in the western rim which protrudes to the west.
Brown is an English-language surname in origin chiefly descriptive of a person with brown hair, complexion or clothing. It is one of the most common surnames in English-speaking countries. It is the second most common surname in Canada and Scotland, third most common in Australia and fourth most common in England and the United States. It is particularly clustered in southern Scotland.
Brown (first name and dates unknown) was an English cricketer who made 2 known appearances in first-class matches from 1789 to 1791. He was mainly associated with Middlesex.
Brown is the debut studio album of Grotus, released in 1991 by Spirit Music Industries.
Brown or brown people is a racial and ethnic classification. Like black people and white people, it is a metaphor for race based on human skin colour. In racialist anthropology, the colour brown and the term brown people were used to describe a series of hypothesized racial groups that included various populations from North Africa, the Horn of Africa, Western Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, North America, and South America. In Brazil, brown people is a cognate term for pardo.
Usage examples of "brown".
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His earnest brown eyes seemed to reflect her pain as she and her husband passed on, to her young adviser Saric, and his assistant, Incomo.
In all his life he had never been anywhere as unequivocally alien as here, inside a giant torus of cold, compressed gas orbiting a black hole - itself in orbit around a brown dwarf body light years from the nearest star - its exterior studded with ships - most of them the jaggedly bulbous shapes of Affront craft - and full, in the main, of happy, space-faring Affronters and their collection of associated victim-species.
Put two tablespoonfuls of butter into a frying-pan, when hot slice in one large onion and brown it, add one-half can of tomatoes, season with one teaspoonful of pepper, one-half teaspoonful of allspice, some finely chopped parsley, and one-half cupful of tomato catsup.
He lost his footing on the brown floor and fell, pulling her down with him, discovering to his amazement that this floor was soft as a bed.
He had donned a loose white shirt and tan knee breeches over white stockings and, amazingly, brown brass-buckled shoes.
I should have wished to have limited my story to Beaufort and his message, but as the council seemed to be intent upon hearing a full account of my journey, I told in as short and simple speech as I could the various passages which had befallen me--the ambuscado of the smugglers, the cave, the capture of the gauger, the journey in the lugger, the acquaintance with Farmer Brown, my being cast into prison, with the manner of my release and the message wherewith I had been commissioned.
The amputated finger was wrapped up in a piece of brown paper, and, being apparently healthy and the wound absolutely clean, it was fixed in the normal position on the stump, and covered by a bichlorid dressing.
Most of the immense, ugly structure, which had always looked like the box some other building had been shipped in, was now occupied only by tax accountants, 3V producers, whores, mosquitoes, anthologists, brokers, blimp-race betting agencies, public-relations firms, travel agents, and other telephone-booth Indians, plus hordes and torrents of plague-bearing brown rats and their starving fleas.
The sexual acts in which Richard Hudson engaged each of these three women involved a high degree of probability that they would result in their deaths, and he committed those acts for a base, antisocial purpose and with wanton disregard for the lives of Victoria Mitten, Jane Sorensen, and Marian Browning.
A curious appendicular finger glowed crimson amid the dour browns and greens of the earth, prodding out from the bottom of the main land mass.
A lesser or student grade in judo, indicated by belts of assorted colors: white, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, or brown.
The front doors behind open and Nakano with Baga Nimbu, a medium in height Master with long brown hair, no discernable pupils, and a muscled frame enter.
A trifle pale, but that may have been the effect of her black clothing, rigid from the waist up, her shoes turned outward as befits a ballet dancer, she carried her school satchel -- which was brown, of artificial leather -- to school and her leek-green, dawn-red, and air-blue gym bags, dyed black, to Oliva or to the theater, and returned punctually and pigeon-toed, more well behaved than rebellious, to Elsenstrasse.
Anyway, copious quantities of hydrogen gas were pouring from the shaft maw, coming from the rent where the unfortunate brown man had fallen into a ballonet and suffocated.