iron blue


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iron blue

n.
Any of various light-resistant and heat-resistant, semitransparent blue pigments of powerful tinctorial strength, used chiefly in permanent industrial finishes, printing inks, and artists' colors. Also called Prussian blue.
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Noun1.iron blue - slightly purplish or bluish dark greyiron blue - slightly purplish or bluish dark grey
gray, grayness, greyness, grey - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
2.iron blue - any of various blue pigments
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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But I only had a few flies, mainly traditional patterns like Greenwells Glory, Peter Ross, Butcher, Soldier Palmer, and a couple of Iron Blue Dun dry flies.
Iron Blue Duns, and those of Large Dark Olives, were on the surface and trout were coming up to take them.The activity was described as something of a feeding frenzy.
Kevin Prendergast's Iron Blue went up 12lb to 80 after a good performance in a 7f handicap at Gowran on Sunday.
Available in a choice of bold colours from Starry Black and Comet Grey to striking tones such as Iron Blue, Pearl White and Flame Red, Renault's online customers will be the first in the region to get behind the wheel of the new Megane GT.