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yellow

1. any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same hue. They lie in the approximate wavelength range 585--575 nanometres. Yellow is the complementary colour of blue and with cyan and magenta forms a set of primary colours
2. yellow cloth or clothing
3. the yolk of an egg
4. a yellow ball in snooker, etc.
5. any of a group of pieridine butterflies the males of which have yellow or yellowish wings, esp the clouded yellows (Colias spp.) and the brimstone
6. having a yellowish skin; Mongoloid

What does it mean when you dream about the color yellow?

Yellow usually represents energy, vigor, and enthusiasm. This color also has a negative connotation, indicating cowardice.

yellow

[yel·ō]
(optics)
The hue evoked in an average observer by monochromatic radiation having a wavelength in the approximate range from 577 to 597 nanometers; however, the same sensation can be produced in a variety of other ways.

yellow

color symbolizing cowardice. [Western Culture: Misc.]

yellow

color of fecundity, relating to yellow sun and earth. [Eastern Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]

yellow

color symbolizing jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 1704]

yellow

color marking doors of convicted traitors. [Fr. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1171]

Yellow

A language from SRI proposed to meet the Ironman requirements which led to Ada.

["On the YELLOW Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):22-26, Oct 1978].

Yellow

(dreams)
Depending on the details of the dream, the color yellow could have positive or negative connotations. If the dream has a pleasant or happy mood, the yellow could represent enthusiasm, energy, vigor, and harmony. However, if the dream had an undesirable tone, the yellow could represent fear and the inability to make a decision or take action.
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For a chap who wears a yellowy orange tie is simply beyond the pale.
The wooden balustrade is overly-varnished and a bit orangey and I thought this might help but a lot of the creams are too yellowy.
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It builds up colour very gradually so you don't end up with that horrible yellowy tinge - although I would have preferred it to turn my skin slightly darker.
Admittedly, he did sort of resemble failed shoe-bomber Richard Reid, right, under the yellowy florescent strip lighting, but that's not the point.
Then, working almost like a painter, Bryans arranges the resulting collection of a few hundred blurry, irregular newsprint sheets into patches of a predominant color--shapeless sections of orange gray, or slate blue, or yellowy brown--before attaching each sheet to the wall, creating a floor-to-ceiling, corner-to-corner, lightly flapping paper covering of two entire gallery walls.
The yellowy pink hues of magnolia still grace the paint charts but they've been joined by a whole host of creamy off-whites and pale taupes.
If neutrals are more your thing, Hippy Shake, a warm, yellowy deep cream, and Taste Of Honey, a lovely classic beige team well with with Brown Bop, a mellow chocolate shade.
I particularly like Vintage Chandelier, a warm yellowy cream, which is good for brightening up north-facing rooms, and Thimble Case, a gorgeous beige with a hint of taupe.
Switch it on and it flickers for half a second but then brightens up to look just like a 100W bulb with a pleasant yellowy light.
Her right shows a bright, clear eye but her left is dull with a yellowy tinge.
My hair is looking a little yellowy and overly-processed so Valencia works three different shades of blonde into my hair to break it up and give it an overall tone that is cool, creamy and not at all brassy.