beige


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beige

 (bāzh)
n.
1. A light grayish brown or yellowish brown to grayish yellow.
2. A soft fabric of undyed, unbleached wool.
adj.
Light grayish-brown or yellowish-brown to grayish-yellow.

[French, fine woolen fabric left in its natural color, from Old French bege, perhaps from shortening of Old Italian bambagia, cotton wool, ultimately from Medieval Latin bombax, cotton; see bombazine.]

beige

(beɪʒ)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a very light brown, sometimes with a yellowish tinge, similar to the colour of undyed wool
b. (as adjective): beige gloves.
2. (Textiles) a fabric made of undyed or unbleached wool
[C19: from Old French, of obscure origin]

beige

(beɪʒ)

n.
1. a very light grayish brown, as the color of undyed wool.
adj.
2. of the color beige.
[1855–60; < French; Old French bege]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beige - a very light brownbeige - a very light brown      
light brown - a brown that is light but unsaturated
Adj.1.beige - of a light greyish-brown colorbeige - of a light greyish-brown color  
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

beige

noun & adjective fawn, coffee, cream, sand, neutral, mushroom, tan, biscuit, camel, buff, cinnamon, khaki, oatmeal, ecru, café au lait (French) a pair of beige shorts see shades of brown, shades of yellow
Translations
بِلَوْن الصّوفبِيجْلَوْن الصّوف
béžovýbéžová barva
beige
beež
beigebeesi
bež
bézsbézs színûbézsszín
ljósbrúnnljósbrúnn, grábrúnn
ベージュの
베이지색의
smėlio spalvasmėlio spalvõs
smilškrāsasmilškrāsas-
béžová farbabéžový
beige
สีน้ำตาลอ่อน
bejbej rengi
màu be

beige

[beɪʒ]
A. ADJ(color) beige inv
B. Nbeige m

beige

[ˈbeɪʒ]
adjbeige
n (= colour) → beige m

beige

adjbeige
nBeige nt

beige

[beɪʒ] adj & nbeige (m) inv

beige

(beiʒ) noun
a pale pinkish-yellow colour.
adjective
a beige hat.

beige

بِيجْ béžový beige beige μπεζ beige, beis beige beige bež beige ベージュの 베이지색의 beige beige beżowy bege бежевый beige สีน้ำตาลอ่อน bej màu be 浅褐色的
References in classic literature ?
The dress was a sombre grayish beige, untrimmed and unbraided, and she wore a small turban of the same dull hue, relieved only by a suspicion of white feather in the side.
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police on Wednesday unveiled their new uniform colours - shades of beige replacing the existing green.
Addressing the signing ceremony CEO of The BEIGE Group, Mike Nyinaku, said the course will showcase agribusiness as an attractive venture for young business people and sponsor viable agribusiness ideas.
Beige fat was discovered in adults in 2015 and shown to function in a similar way to brown fat.
According to the analysts' team at Beige Market Intelligence the market share of 42U rack is likely to decline moderately from 2017 onwards.
In addition, the precursor cells of white adipose tissue can be modified with different factors to give rise to adipose tissue that is more energetically active [24, 25], Table 1 Multiple factors may modulate the process of differentiation of beige adipocytes from adipocyte precursor cells.
total Beige print (blocks, setting squares and triangles, sashing) 7 1/4 yds.
In a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine, Kahn and colleagues reported cell surface markers that can distinguish both white adipocytes and the "metabolic-beneficial" brown or beige fat cells (3).
Most of the 12 districts across the country noted increases in manufacturing activity since the March report, with particular strength being seen in industries related to residential construction and automobiles, the Beige Book said.
Sildenafil turned increasingly to the animals, the white fat cells, which are also integrated into the "problem areas" of the man in beige fat cells.
Since the previous Beige Book report, activity in the New York and Philadelphia districts rebounded from the immediate impacts of Hurricane Sandy.