brown

(redirected from Pale brown)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

brown

1. any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620--585 nanometres
2. brown cloth or clothing
3. any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc., such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
4. of the colour brown

Brown

1. Sir Arthur Whitten . 1886--1948, British aviator who with J W Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
2. Ford Madox. 1821--93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
3. George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914--85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960--70); foreign secretary 1966--68
4. George Mackay. 1921--96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
5. (James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997
6. Herbert Charles. born 1912, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
7. James. born 1933, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
8. John. 1800--59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
9. Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716--83, British landscape gardener
10. Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
11. Robert. 1773--1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids

brown

symbol of unfruitfulness. [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357]

Brown

(dreams)
Brown is not the most cheerful color in the spectrum. It is a very serious color that is associated with the earth, dirt, or soil. Autumn is generally brown and it represents a season of dormancy and conservatism. The brown in your dream may be symbolic of physical reality and earthiness. It may represent things in their “barest” form, and its interpretation may encourage you to add some light and depth into your daily life.
References in periodicals archive ?
Symptoms include scorching and pale brown patches on leaves.
The cider is pale brown in colour and flat, with no head.
6), whitish; eyes red; apical half of antennal segment IV and apex of labial segment IV pale brown; legs whitish, tarsi pale brown.
When a barrel of fino is not good enough for the blend, they let the flor die, and the wine turns into a nuttier, pale brown wine that still has bright acidity.
Capillitial threads 27 m thick coiled mostly smooth walled slightly covered by debris yellowish to pale brown to brown in KOH.
I always remember as a lass, watching my dad open his post - I could never fathom why he'd frown as he waded through the small pile of pale brown envelopes.
He pointed out that the Arabian Wolf is a pale brown or grey-brown carnivore with white eye mask and no red on its body.
Antennae: predominantly pale brown, with distal 1/5 of segment II, distal half of segment III, and all of segment IV darker, segment I bearing 3 erect spinose golden setae, all segments thickly covered with short, appressed pale setae, lengths of segments I-IV = 0.
During nesting season, 17 miles of beach are closed to hiking, dogs and horseback riding to avoid the small, pale brown shorebird, identifiable by its gray upper parts, gray to black legs and bill and dark patches on the forehead, behind the eyes and on either side of the upper breast.
5 mm) of yellow or yellow-and-brown body coloration; wings with brown or pale brown subapical crossband and faintly darkened area along apical portion of costal vein.
The bittern comes from the heron family with a pale brown plumage covered in dark bars and streaks.
The conidiophores were branched, straight, Pale brown to olive brown in colour, measuring 25-60 um long and 3-3.