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Indian red

An iron oxide used as a paint and cosmetic pigment.

[From the fact that earths containing the pigment are found in the East Indies.]
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Indian red

1. (Dyeing) a red pigment containing ferric oxide, used in paints and cosmetics and produced by oxidizing iron salts
2. (Geological Science) a type of red soil containing ferric oxide, found in S Asia and used as a pigment and metal polish
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In′dian red′

1. a yellowish red earth used chiefly as a pigment and metal polish.
2. a yellowish red pigment prepared by oxidizing the salts of iron.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Indian red - a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmeticsIndian red - a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
2.Indian red - a red soil containing ferric oxide; often used as a pigment
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
3.Indian red - a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
burnt sienna, reddish brown, sepia, Venetian red, mahogany - a shade of brown with a tinge of red
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Overhead it was a deep Indian red and starless, and south-eastward it grew brighter to a glowing scarlet where, cut by the horizon, lay the huge hull of the sun, red and motionless.
The sky above them was an intense velvety black, changing to bands of Indian red on the horizon, where the great stars burned like street-lamps.
The E-Cruizer, which is priced at PS7,000 and comes in all black or Indian red, is equipped with a powerful 250w-1,000w electric engine located in the front wheel and features a control console on the left-hand side of the handlebar, allowing the rider to easily select between six different speed settings as well as monitoring battery capacity.
In all three countries, Red Cross and Red Crescent teams prepositioned supplies ahead of the rains so that volunteers can quickly deliver food supplies, first aid, clean water, temporary shelters and hygiene kits to affected communities." IFRC also stated that over 1,000 volunteers from the Bangladesh Red Crescent, Nepal Red Cross and Indian Red Cross were working alongside local authorities to support search and rescue efforts and deliver first aid.
Al-Hasawi told KUNA in a statement that the KRC teams are distributing humanitarian supplies for the victims of the disastrous flood that had engulfed the south Indian state in August 2018, with the cooperation of Indian Red Cross Society.
Tribune News Network Doha A joint field team of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) concluded its 12-day visit to the flood-affected areas of Kerala, the southern India state.
However, peopletend to take them,' BAFRAofficials said.In another incidence,two Indian vegetablevendors were apprehendedby BAFRA officials formixing Indian red eggswith the Bhutanese eggsand selling those at thevegetable market.
World Animal Protection recently responded to the Kerala floods in India by providing cattle feed and mineral mixture in the flood affected areas of Alappuzha, Pathnamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Thrissur districts along with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Kerala and the Indian Red Cross Society - Kerala State Branch.
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the flood-affected communities in Kerala.
Dishes include favourites such as a selection of European seafood tapas, roast beef tenderloin flavoured with Himalayan salt, pan-fried seabass with Indian red curry rice and Chinese buns stuffed with tender donkey meat.
"Relief and rescue efforts have really gained momentum over the last 48 hours, particularly with the army, navy, airforce and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stepping in," Parvinder Singh, communications manager for the Indian Red Cross, stated.

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