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Amber vs. Red

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Ambernoun

(obsolete) Ambergris, the waxy product of the sperm whale.

Redadjective

Having red as its color.

‘The girl wore a red skirt.’;

Ambernoun

A hard, generally yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery. One variety, blue amber, appears blue rather than yellow under direct sunlight.

Redadjective

(of hair) Having an orange-brown or orange-blond colour; ginger.

‘Her hair had red highlights.’;

Ambernoun

A yellow-orange colour.

Redadjective

Of the hearts or diamonds suits. Compare of the spades or clubs suits

‘I got two red queens, and he got one of the black queens.’;

Ambernoun

(British) The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, which when illuminated indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.

Redadjective

Supportive of, related to, or dominated by a political party or movement represented by the color red:

Ambernoun

The stop codon (nucleotide triplet) "UAG", or a mutant which has this stop codon at a premature place in its DNA sequence.

‘an amber codon, an amber mutation, an amber suppressor’;

Redadjective

the U.S. Republican party

‘a red state’; ‘a red Congress’;

Amberadjective

Of a brownish yellow colour, like that of most amber.

Redadjective

Left-wing parties and movements, chiefly socialist or communist, including the U.K. Labour party and the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

‘the red-black grand coalition in Germany’;

Amberverb

To perfume or flavour with ambergris.

‘ambered wine, an ambered room’;

Redadjective

Amerind; relating to Amerindians or First Nations

Amberverb

To preserve in amber.

‘an ambered fly’;

Redadjective

(astronomy) Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.

Amberverb

To cause to take on the yellow colour of amber.

Redadjective

(particle physics) Having a color charge of red.

Amberverb

To take on the yellow colour of amber.

Rednoun

Any of a range of colours having the longest wavelengths, 670 nm, of the visible spectrum; a primary additive colour for transmitted light: the colour obtained by subtracting green and blue from white light using magenta and yellow filters; the colour of blood, ripe strawberries, etc.

Ambernoun

A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.

Rednoun

(countable) A revolutionary socialist or (most commonly) a Communist; usually capitalized a Bolshevik, a supporter of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War.

Ambernoun

Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.

Rednoun

One of the 15 red balls used in snooker, distinguished from the colours.

Ambernoun

Ambergris.

‘You that smell of amber at my charge.’;

Rednoun

Red wine.

Ambernoun

The balsam, liquidambar.

Rednoun

A redshank.

Amberadjective

Consisting of amber; made of amber.

Rednoun

An Amerind.

Amberadjective

Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.

Rednoun

(slang) The drug secobarbital; a capsule of this drug.

Amberverb

To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.

Rednoun

(informal) A red light a traffic signal

Amberverb

To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.

Rednoun

red lemonade

Ambernoun

a deep yellow color;

‘an amber light illuminated the room’; ‘he admired the gold of her hair’;

Rednoun

(particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.

Ambernoun

a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry

Rednoun

chili con carne (usually in the phrase "bowl of red")

Amberadjective

a medium to dark brownish yellow color

Redverb

(archaic) rede

Ambernoun

hard translucent fossilized resin originating from extinct coniferous trees of the Tertiary period, typically yellowish in colour. It has been used in jewellery since antiquity.

Red

imp. & p. p. of Read.

Ambernoun

a honey-yellow colour typical of amber

‘amber eyes’; ‘her eyes were green flecked with amber’;

Redverb

To put on order; to make tidy; also, to free from entanglement or embarrassement; - generally with up; as, to red up a house.

Ambernoun

a yellow light used as a cautionary signal between green for ‘go’ and red for ‘stop’

‘the lights were at amber’;

Redadjective

Of the color of blood, or of a tint resembling that color; of the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is furthest from the violet part.

‘Your color, I warrant you, is as red as any rose.’;

Amber

Amber is fossilized tree resin that has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects.

Rednoun

The color of blood, or of that part of the spectrum farthest from violet, or a tint resembling these.

Rednoun

A red pigment.

Rednoun

An abbreviation for Red Republican. See under Red, a.

Rednoun

The menses.

Rednoun

the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

Rednoun

a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana

Rednoun

emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

Rednoun

the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue;

‘the company operated at a loss last year’; ‘the company operated in the red last year’;

Redadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Redadjective

characterized by violence or bloodshed;

‘writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days’; ‘fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing’; ‘convulsed with red rage’;

Redadjective

(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;

‘crimson with fury’; ‘turned red from exertion’; ‘with puffy reddened eyes’; ‘red-faced and violent’; ‘flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment’;

Redadjective

red with or characterized by blood;

‘waving our red weapons o'er our heads’; ‘The Red Badge of Courage’; ‘the red rules of tooth and claw’;

Red

Red is the color at the long wavelength end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet. It has a dominant wavelength of approximately 625–740 nanometres.

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