bluish-violet


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Adj.1.bluish-violet - of violet tinted with blue
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Its bluish-violet flowers are goblet-shaped, with deep blue veins.
There are two main reasons why stars appear white, even though they really cover a wide range of colours from deep red (cool stars, less than 3,000degC) to bluish-violet (hot stars, greater than 30,000degC).
The philosopher-pundit shows little sensitivity to art, and speaking of shadows and reflections, whatever led him to install the ravishing Mondrian Composition 2 with Red, 1926, beneath a stained-glass work by Miro--part of the decor of the Fondation Maeght, not of the exhibition--so that the Miro casts on the Mondrian a bluish-violet reflection that utterly douses what Levy himself calls the painting's "bright light, as if heated to white hot"?