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Yellow vs. Daffodil

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Yellowadjective

Having yellow as its colour.

Daffodiladjective

Of a brilliant yellow color, like that of a daffodil.

Yellowadjective

(informal) Lacking courage.

Daffodilnoun

A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona, especially Narcissus pseudonarcissus, the national flower of Wales.

Yellowadjective

Characterized by sensationalism, lurid content, and doubtful accuracy.

Daffodilnoun

A brilliant yellow color, like that of a daffodil.

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Yellowadjective

Far East Asian relating to Asian people.

Daffodilnoun

A plant of the genus Asphodelus.

‘With damask roses and daffadillies set.’; ‘Strow me the ground with daffadowndillies,And cowslips, and kingcups, and loved lilies.’; ‘A college gownThat clad her like an April daffodilly.’; ‘And chance-sown daffodil.’;

Yellowadjective

Of mixed Aboriginal and Caucasian ancestry.

Daffodilnoun

any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown

Yellowadjective

High yellow.

Yellowadjective

Related to the Liberal Democrats.

‘yellow constituencies’;

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Yellowadjective

(politics) Related to the Free Democratic Party of Germany.

‘the black-yellow coalition’;

Yellownoun

The colour of gold, butter, or a lemon; the colour obtained by mixing green and red light, or by subtracting blue from white light.

Yellownoun

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

Yellownoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 2 points.

Yellownoun

(pocket billiards) One of two groups of object balls, or a ball from that group, as used in the principally British version of pool that makes use of unnumbered balls (the (yellow(s) and red(s)); contrast stripes and solids in the originally American version with numbered balls).

Yellownoun

(sports) A yellow card.

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Yellowverb

(intransitive) To become yellow or more yellow.

Yellowverb

(transitive) To make (something) yellow or more yellow.

Yellowadjective

Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.

‘Her yellow hair was browded [braided] in a tress.’; ‘A sweaty reaper from his tillage broughtFirst fruits, the green ear and the yellow sheaf.’; ‘The line of yellow light dies fast away.’;

Yellowadjective

Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.

Yellowadjective

Sensational; - said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.

Yellownoun

A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.

Yellownoun

A yellow pigment.

Yellowverb

To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.

Yellowverb

To become yellow or yellower.

Yellownoun

the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

Yellowverb

turn yellow;

‘The pages of the book began to yellow’;

Yellowadjective

similar to the color of an egg yolk

Yellowadjective

easily frightened

Yellowadjective

changed to a yellowish color by age;

‘yellowed parchment’;

Yellowadjective

typical of tabloids;

‘sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal’; ‘yellow journalism’;

Yellowadjective

cowardly or treacherous;

‘the little yellow stain of treason’; ‘too yellow to stand and fight’;

Yellowadjective

affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

Yellowadjective

of the colour between green and orange in the spectrum, a primary subtractive colour complementary to blue; coloured like ripe lemons or egg yolks

‘curly yellow hair’;

Yellowadjective

having a naturally yellowish or olive skin (as used to describe Chinese or Japanese people).

Yellowadjective

denoting a warning of danger which is thought to be near but not actually imminent

‘he put Camp Visoko on yellow alert’;

Yellowadjective

not brave; cowardly

‘he'd better get back there quick and prove he's not yellow’;

Yellowadjective

showing jealousy or suspicion.

Yellowadjective

(of a style of writing, especially in journalism) lurid and sensational

‘he based his judgement on headlines and yellow journalism’;

Yellownoun

yellow colour or pigment

‘the craft detonated in a blaze of red and yellow’; ‘a wide range of colours from rich vibrant reds, yellows, blues, and greens to more unexpected pastel shades’;

Yellownoun

yellow clothes or material

‘everyone dresses in yellow’;

Yellownoun

a yellow ball or piece in a game or sport, especially the yellow ball in snooker

‘he missed an easy yellow in frame four’;

Yellownoun

used in names of moths or butterflies that are mainly yellow in colour.

Yellownoun

any of a number of plant diseases in which the leaves turn yellow, typically caused by viruses and transmitted by insects.

Yellowverb

become yellow, especially with age

‘the cream paint was beginning to yellow’;

Yellow

Yellow is the color between orange and green on the spectrum of visible light. It is evoked by light with a dominant wavelength of roughly 575–585 nm.

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