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blue ground

[¦blü ‚grau̇nd]
(geology)
The decomposed peridotite or kimberlite that carries the diamonds in the South African mines.
Strata of the coal measures, consisting principally of beds of hard clay or shale.
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19th century "Sevres" lidded vase with ormolu mounts painted with figures on a gilded and jewelled blue ground. Sold for PS440
A spokesman for wildlife charity Buglife Wales, which investigated Mr Beynon's find, said: "The blue ground beetle is an impressive beast, a large beetle with a metallic purple-blue sheen.
In the Blue Ground may not be Native directed, written or produced but this movie just may be one of a handful of films where the audience won't even notice the ethnicity of the main characters.
Closer inspection also reveals extensive use of printing techniques for the decoration - including the scale blue ground and the gilding - with only some hand colouring to the birds, foliage and flowers.
With more projects like The Rez, In the Blue Ground and the feature film Smoke Signals being made, Keeper sees Native films becoming more accessible to mainstream audiences without compromising cultural integrity.
Photo: Streetside display of pink yarrow, pale blue ground morning glory, society garlic, and sea lavender largely sustains itself
EVERTON Nickname: The Toffees Colours: All blue Ground: Goodison Park (40,157) Premier League High: 4th 2005 Last Year: 7th Title Odds: 300/1 Relegation Odds: 25/1 Last Swans Meeting: February 26 1983, First Division, Everton 2 Swansea 2 THE LOWDOWN Big club - the fourth most successful in English football - with small resources that keep on plugging away even with hands tied behind their back.
On the wall hung Barack Obama's once-hypnotizing slogan, YES WE CAN, rendered in capital letters formed out of white negative spaces in a blue ground of precise and tight linear pattern, executed in ballpoint pen.
French percale sheets with bold, white stylized leaves on a periwinkle blue ground digress from the autumn palette.
A Manchester buyer had travelled to the sale to secure the top priced lot, a fine and important trio of pieces comprising a twin-handled blue ground lidded vase on square base with gilt decoration and mask handles and a pair of narrow necked ewer jugs, all painted with swans by Baldwyn.
The fabric is available in either cotton, which features a blush or white background, or linen, which features a pale blue ground with a print in shades of rose and green, and a buff ground with a cinnamon and sage green print.
From the Qing Dynasty, it is beautifully made in polychrome silks and gilt threads on a blue ground. The five-clawed dragons endlessly chase their flaming pearls, which represent the secret of eternal life, as other creatures and even the elements attempt to thwart their aims.