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a. The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between orange and green, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 570 to 590 nanometers; any of a group of colors of a hue resembling that of ripe lemons and varying in lightness and saturation; one of the subtractive primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
b. A pigment or dye having this hue.
c. Something that has this hue.
2. Chiefly Southern US The yolk of an egg.
3. Western US Gold. Used formerly by prospectors.
4. yellows Any of various plant diseases characterized by yellow or yellowish discoloration of the leaves and caused by phytoplasmas that are transmitted by insects or by certain viruses.
adj. yel·low·er, yel·low·est
1. Of the color yellow.
a. Having a yellow-brown skin color.
b. Offensive Of or being a person of Asian origin.
3. Slang Cowardly.
tr. & intr.v. yel·lowed, yel·low·ing, yel·lows
To make or become yellow: documents that had been yellowed by age; clouds that yellow in the evening light.

[Middle English yelow, from Old English geolu; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

yel′low·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yellowness - yellow color or pigmentyellowness - yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
canary yellow, canary - a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
amber, gold - a deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"
brownish yellow - a yellow color of low lightness with a brownish tinge
lemon yellow, maize, gamboge, lemon - a strong yellow color
old gold - a dark yellow
orange yellow, saffron - a shade of yellow tinged with orange
pale yellow, straw, wheat - a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white
greenish yellow - a shade of yellow tinged with green


صُفْرَه، إصْفِرار
gulur litur


[ˈjeləʊnɪs] Ncolor m amarillo, amarillez f


no plGelb nt; (of skin)gelbliche Färbung
(inf, = cowardice) → Feigheit f


(ˈjeləu) adjective, noun
(of) the colour of gold, the yolk of an egg etc. a yellow dress; yellow sands; Yellow is my favourite colour.
to make or become yellow. It was autumn and the leaves were beginning to yellow.
ˈyellowness noun
References in classic literature ?
Notwithstanding the yellowness it was distinguished; he had blue eyes, a nose of an imposing boldness, hooked, aggressive but not clumsy, and a small beard, pointed and gray: he was rather bald, but his hair had evidently been quite fine, curling prettily, and he still wore it long.
Some considered that he might do more than others "where there was liver;"--at least there would be no harm in getting a few bottles of "stuff" from him, since if these proved useless it would still be possible to return to the Purifying Pills, which kept you alive if they did not remove the yellowness.
Y reflectance and yellowness index were measured, not L* and b*.
With the mixture of rice's whiteness, egg's yellowness and the colours of copped carrots and zucchini, the spectacular mixture of various colours was definitely a special element in this plate.
The coatings generated higher lightness (L*), yellowness (b*) and lower redness (a*) values in the samples.
It remains entirely stable under long-term thermal stress: Barely any changes occur in transmission, yellowness index, or opacity in a 40-day endurance test at 150 degrees Celsius.
Color parameters, such as redness, yellowness, chroma (indication of saturation) and [DELTA]E rapidly increased during the blooming time (p<0.
The human eye perceives yellowness as dirty or hazy, while blue light is seen as cleaner and clearer," explains Prusak.
44% in a waterborne UV-curable coating and having a coating thickness of 5 pm the best performance can be achieved [Delta Yellowness Index [DELTA]Y= -0.
Although whiteness and yellowness are generally secondary paint properties, an indicative change in acceptable results for these in absolute terms would be a whiteness decrease of 1-1.
PPS lawyer Jawad Boulos visited the detainee, on Monday morning, and was informed that Adnan developed two new complications; very visible yellowness in his eyes, which is typically an indication of a dysfunction of the liver, in addition to a much darker urine which could indicate a serious issue or dysfunction of the kidneys, IMEMC reports.