blue haze


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blue haze

[′blü ′hāz]
(astronomy)
A condition of the Martian atmosphere that sometimes causes it to be opaque to radiation near the blue end of the visible spectrum.
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"I remember, and I know that blue haze like the mist on the mountains in Switzerland.
"I think," said Anne softly, "that `the land where dreams come true' is in the blue haze yonder, over that little valley."
She was the thing we call romance, which lives in the little hut beyond the blue haze of the pine-woods.
The smoke from the chimneys hung over it, a pale blue haze; and the tall roofs, the spires of the churches, gave it a pleasantly medieval air.
The clock ticked above the dresser, a piece of charred wood fell now and then in the stove, and the faint sharp scent of the geraniums mingled with the odour of Ethan's smoke, which began to throw a blue haze about the lamp and to hang its greyish cobwebs in the shadowy corners of the room.
Within the hour we were fairly within the Straits of Gibraltar, the tall yellow-splotched hills of Africa on our right, with their bases veiled in a blue haze and their summits swathed in clouds--the same being according to Scripture, which says that "clouds and darkness are over the land." The words were spoken of this particular portion of Africa, I believe.
Rio de Janeiro -- Excursion north of Cape Frio -- Great Evaporation -- Slavery -- Botofogo Bay -- Terrestrial Planariae -- Clouds on the Corcovado -- Heavy Rain -- Musical Frogs -- Phosphorescent Insects -- Elater, springing powers of -- Blue Haze -- Noise made by a Butterfly -- Entomology -- Ants -- Wasp killing a Spider -- Parasitical Spider -- Artifices of an Epeira -- Gregarious Spider -- Spider with an unsymmetrical Web.
With the votes of the OVP, SPO and Greens, the end of the "blue haze" in gastronomy was sealed today in the Bundesrat .
Similar natural compounds give the Blue Ridge Mountains in Appalachia their name, from the blue haze formed by terpenes emitted from the trees there, Gilman added.
Khalizovet al., "Formation of nanoparticles of blue haze enhanced by anthropogenic pollution," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
The natural sources entail the phenomenon such as dust storms, magnetic storms, hurricanes, volcanic ash, forest and prairie fires can emit large quantities of pollutants'; the vegetation naturally emit VOCs which are oxidized and form aerosols that can cause a blue haze; and dust storms can create large amounts of particulate matter.
Garcia clocked 9.362 seconds to prevail over William Hand and his Blue Haze machine in the final showdown.