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se·pi·a

 (sē′pē-ə)
n.
1.
a. A dark brown ink or pigment originally prepared from the secretion of the cuttlefish.
b. A drawing or picture done in this pigment.
c. A photograph in a brown tint.
2. A dark grayish yellow brown to dark or moderate olive brown.
adj.
1. Of the color sepia.
2. Done or made in sepia.

[Middle English, cuttlefish, from Latin sēpia, cuttlefish, ink, from Greek sēpiā, cuttlefish; perhaps akin to sēpein, to make rotten.]

sepia

(ˈsiːpɪə)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a dark reddish-brown pigment obtained from the inky secretion of the cuttlefish
2. (Animals) any cuttlefish of the genus Sepia
3. (Photography) a brownish tone imparted to a photograph, esp an early one such as a calotype. It can be produced by first bleaching a print (after fixing) and then immersing it for a short time in a solution of sodium sulphide or of alkaline thiourea
4. (Colours) a brownish-grey to dark yellowish-brown colour
5. (Art Terms) a drawing or photograph in sepia
6. (Photography) a drawing or photograph in sepia
adj
7. (Colours) Also (rare): sepic of the colour sepia or done in sepia: a sepia print.
8. (Art Terms) Also (rare): sepic of the colour sepia or done in sepia: a sepia print.
9. (Photography) Also (rare): sepic of the colour sepia or done in sepia: a sepia print.
[C16: from Latin: a cuttlefish, from Greek; related to Greek sēpein to make rotten]

se•pi•a

(ˈsi pi ə)

n., pl. pi•as,
adj. n.
1. a brown pigment obtained from the secretion of various cuttlefish and used in drawing.
2. a drawing made with sepia.
3. a dark brown.
4. a print or photograph made in this color.
adj.
5. of a brown, grayish brown, or olive brown similar to that of sepia ink.
[1560–70; < Latin sēpia cuttlefish < Greek sēpía]

sepia

- A cuttlefish, the origin of the brown pigment prepared from a secretion of the fish.
See also related terms for secretion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sepia - a shade of brown with a tinge of redsepia - a shade of brown with a tinge of red
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
brick red - a bright reddish-brown color
copper color, copper - a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
Indian red - a reddish-brown color resembling the red soil used as body paint by American Indians
2.sepia - rich brown pigment prepared from the ink of cuttlefishes
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
3.Sepia - type genus of the Sepiidae
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Sepiidae, Sepiidae - true cuttlefishes
cuttle, cuttlefish - ten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
Translations
لَوْن بُنّي داكِن
sépiesépiový
brunsepia
szépia
dökkbrúnn
tamsiai rusvas
sēpija
sépiový

sepia

[ˈsiːpɪə]
A. N (= colour, ink) → sepia f
B. CPDcolor sepia

sepia

[ˈsiːpiə] adj [photograph, print] → sépia inv

sepia

nSepia f
adjSepia-; (also sepia-coloured)sepia(farben); sepia drawingSepiazeichnung f

sepia

[ˈsiːpjə] nnero di seppia

sepia

(ˈsiːpiə) noun, adjective
(of) a brown colour. a sepia photograph.
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The Sepia officinalis cuttlefish opsin was used as an outgroup for the arthropod opsins (see Porter et al.
We screened and assessed variation at 17 microsatellite loci from three species of the cuttlefish genus of Sepia: Sepia officinalis, Sofl, Sof2, Sof6 (Shaw & Perez-Losada 2000); Sepia apama.
Biokinetics of zinc and cadmium accumulation and depuration at different stages in the life cycle of the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis.
The activities of experimental restocking of Sepia officinalis will be carried out from March to July 2015 during the fishing season of cuttlefish with static gears while the collection of eggs with traps will be implemented from April to July 2015.
The relationship between environmental variables and cuttlefish abundance have been widely reported for temperate cephalopods including Sepia officinalis (Dunn 1999, Dennis & Robin 2001).
The most frequently used source of natural eumelanin is ink sac of cuttlefish from Sepia Officinalis.
The 10 most common medications prescribed to the 47 participants who completed the study were: Calcarea fluoric, Rhus toxicodendron, Pulsatilla, Natrum muriaticum, Bryonia alba, Thuja occidentalis, Lycopodium clavatum, Kali carbonium, Arnica montana, Sepia officinalis.
En estos tejidos somaticos se observaron cambios estructurales y/o bioquimicos durante el proceso reproductivo de las especies Loligo opalescens (Fields, 1965), Loligo vulgaris (Sauer & Lipinsky 1990), Sepia officinalis (Castro et al.
2006) demonstrated the efficient incorporation of copper, iron, and zinc from seawater during the embryonic development of Sepia officinalis.
Cephalopod and chiton (Octopus dofleini, Sepia officinalis and Lepidochiton sp.
The effect of temperature in the life cycle of two consecutive generations of the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (Linnaeus, 1758), cultured in the Algarve (South Portugal).