bluish green


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Noun1.bluish green - a blue-green color or pigmentbluish green - a blue-green color or pigment; "they painted it a light shade of bluish green"
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
cyan - a primary subtractive color for light; has a blue-green color
Adj.1.bluish green - of a bluish shade of green
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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The mono-rail cable standard became a striking fact in urban landscape, for the most part stout iron erections rather like tapering trestles, and painted a bright bluish green. One, it happened, bestrode Tom's house, which looked still more retiring and apologetic beneath its immensity; and another giant stood just inside the corner of his garden, which was still not built upon and unchanged, except for a couple of advertisement boards, one recommending a two-and-sixpenny watch, and one a nerve restorer.
Using a more yellow-toned green rather than a bluish green for the leaf motifs further emphasizes the designs and allows them to stand out from the background.
A bluish green, for example, would fall in the 480nm range, whereas leafy, light green tends toward 500nm.
The lake used to be bluish green but in the recent decades it has become muddy brown.
When the light from the sun passes through the atmosphere it gets reflected back by the clouds but the methane present in the atmosphere absorbs the red light so what's left is the bluish green color.
He was wearing a bluish green shirt and track pants when he went missing.
The sight of bluish green water flowing through the Boac River in Marinduque province has raised suspicions of a high level of acid seeping from mine wastes left in the defunct Marcopper mining site.
As an aside, scorpions become luminescent under an ultraviolet light--a vibrant bluish green colour.
Tenders are invited for Azurelaid Paper In Light Bluish Green Colour Confirming To Is:1848/2007 With Type-A And Machine Finished Having 110 Gsm In Sheets Of A 1 Size- 594 X 841 Mm.
Both were largely bluish green and translucent, with portions containing white opaque material (and also some dark brown matrix in one piece).
In the spring, the fescue and junegrass turn bluish green. By early summer, the warm-season grasses grow, and it's gray-green.
Venki says he imports only the bluish green Fraser firs, the best quality, according to him.