powder blue

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powder blue

n.
A moderate to pale blue or purplish blue.

[From the color of powdered smalt.]
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powder blue

n
(Colours)
a. a dusty pale blue colour
b. (as adjective): a powder-blue coat.
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pow′der blue′


n.
a pale blue.
[1700–10]
pow′der-blue′, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.powder blue - a pale blue color with grey in itpowder blue - a pale blue color with grey in it  
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
Adj.1.powder blue - of a moderate to pale blue or purplish blue
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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