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blue ground

n
(Minerals) mineralogy another name for kimberlite
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From the stairs, they went into the drawing-room, which was a large, bright room, decorated with a somewhat startling though cheerful paper of a blue ground.
Tulliver, "I remember our having a blue ground with a white spot both alike,--I've got a bit in a bed-quilt now; and if you would but go and see sister Glegg, and persuade her to make it up with Tulliver, I should take it very kind of you.
Daum art glass remains highly collectable, and this slender baluster vase, with lily of the valley on a blue ground, realised PS2,300 at auction.
RCEWA member Christopher Rowell said: This beautiful blue ground tapestry, with an equally unusual border of Chinese inspiration, dates from the late 1600s and is the only one to bear the woven signature of the mysterious Michael Mazarind, who was a rival of the more well-known London tapestry weaver, John Vanderbank.
Another is inscribed in gilt on a blue ground "Navigation Constable", the royal cipher and "S.
At WestPoint Home, the highlighted traditional-look ensemble was Mooreland, a medallion print on a dark blue ground, part of the company's Downton Abbey license.
Sevres teapot, circa 1786, painted with floral sprays within gilt cartouches on a blue ground, with painted and gilded marks to its base.
Here, in an unusual move, Lynch made a witty inversion of color and detail: White swirls of paint on blue ground depict a tree on the smaller pot, while blue dabs of color flesh out a landscape on the larger vessel.
The ocean floor moves indoors with two new coastal- themed wool rugs from Company C: Barefoot on the Beach ($680 for 5 by 8 feet) with sand dollars and shells and To-Bay-Go ($995 for 5 by 8 feet) with sea flora on an ocean blue ground.
Now experts have confirmed the creature - which initially turned up in Lee Beynon's garage near Coed Maesmelin in 2012 - is part of a population of blue ground beetles (Carabus intricatus) in the area.
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The vehicle features a matt black paint job, along with a light blue ground effect kit, 20-inch 'Gianna Crown' alloys with mild blue accents, and a chrome finish for the front grille, window surrounds and side steps.