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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. There was nothing, however, remarkable about the apartment, and my friend wondered why he had been brought there.
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.
Another is inscribed in gilt on a blue ground "Navigation Constable", the royal cipher and "S.W.C.", which stands for the Shropshire and Worcester Canal Company (PS100-PS120), while a George V truncheon with a coloured transfer of a crown, royal monogram and a cartouche which reads "Birmingham Special Constabulary 1916-1919" is among a group of four estimated together at PS200-PS250.
Cipperman cited some of Croscill's introductions--including Britannia, a scrolling medallion pattern with an espresso brown ground; Imperial, a traditional damask on a deep blue ground; Minka, a Jacobean-style design on a gold ground; and Royal Comfort, a paisley pattern in combination of gold and brown.
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. RUGS AS ART, 6650 S.
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.