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Green vs. Unprocessed

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Greenadjective

Having green as its color.

Unprocessedadjective

Not processed

Greenadjective

Sickly, unwell.

‘Sally looks pretty green — is she going to be sick?’;

Unprocessedadjective

not refined or processed;

‘unrefined ore’; ‘crude oil’;

Greenadjective

Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.

Unprocessedadjective

not altered from an original or natural state;

‘unprocessed commodities’;

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Greenadjective

Inexperienced.

‘John's kind of green, so take it easy on him this first week.’;

Unprocessedadjective

not treated or prepared by a special process

Greenadjective

Naïve or unaware of obvious facts.

Greenadjective

Overcome with envy.

‘He was green with envy.’;

Greenadjective

(figurative) Environmentally friendly.

Greenadjective

(cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.

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Greenadjective

(dated) Of bacon or similar smallgoods: unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.

Greenadjective

(dated) Not fully roasted; half raw.

Greenadjective

Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried: containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.

‘That timber is still too green to be used.’;

Greenadjective

(wine) High or too high in acidity.

Greenadjective

Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.

‘a green manhood;’; ‘a green wound’;

Greenadjective

(Philippines) Having a sexual connotation.

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Greenadjective

(particle physics) Having a color charge of green.

Greennoun

The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.

Greennoun

A member of a green party; an environmentalist.

Greennoun

(golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.

Greennoun

(bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.

Greennoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.

Greennoun

(British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.

Greennoun

A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.

Greennoun

Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.

Greennoun

Any substance or pigment of a green colour.

Greennoun

marijuana.

Greennoun

Money.

Greennoun

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

Greenverb

(transitive) To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.

Greenverb

To become or grow green in colour.

Greenverb

(transitive) To add greenspaces to (a town, etc.).

Greenverb

(intransitive) To become environmentally aware.

Greenverb

(transitive) To make (something) environmentally friendly.

Greenadjective

Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.

Greenadjective

Having a sickly color; wan.

‘To look so green and pale.’;

Greenadjective

Full of life and vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.

‘As valid against such an old and beneficent government as against . . . the greenest usurpation.’;

Greenadjective

Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.

Greenadjective

Not roasted; half raw.

‘We say the meat is green when half roasted.’;

Greenadjective

Immature in age, judgment, or experience; inexperienced; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.

‘I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my gray hairs.’;

Greenadjective

Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.

Greenadjective

Concerned especially with protection of the enviroment; - of political parties and political philosophies; as, the European green parties.

Greennoun

The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.

Greennoun

A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.

‘O'er the smooth enameled green.’;

Greennoun

Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; - usually in the plural.

‘In that soft season when descending showersCall forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.’;

Greennoun

Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.

Greennoun

Any substance or pigment of a green color.

Greenverb

To make green.

‘Great spring beforeGreened all the year.’;

Greenverb

To become or grow green.

‘By greening slope and singing flood.’;

Greennoun

the property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass

Greennoun

a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area;

‘they went for a walk in the park’;

Greennoun

United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)

Greennoun

an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party

Greennoun

a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River

Greennoun

an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course;

‘the ball rolled across the green and into the trap’;

Greennoun

any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

Greennoun

street names for ketamine

Greenverb

turn or become green;

‘The trees are greening’;

Greenadjective

similar to the color of fresh grass;

‘a green tree’; ‘green fields’; ‘green paint’;

Greenadjective

concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party

Greenadjective

not fully developed or mature; not ripe;

‘unripe fruit’; ‘fried green tomatoes’; ‘green wood’;

Greenadjective

looking pale and unhealthy;

‘you're looking green’; ‘green around the gills’;

Greenadjective

naive and easily deceived or tricked;

‘at that early age she had been gullible and in love’;

Green

Green is the color between blue and yellow on the visible spectrum. It is evoked by light which has a dominant wavelength of roughly 495–570 nm.

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