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blue

1. any of a group of colours, such as that of a clear unclouded sky, that have wavelengths in the range 490--445 nanometres. Blue is the complementary colour of yellow and with red and green forms a set of primary colours
2. 
a. a sportsman who represents or has represented Oxford or Cambridge University and has the right to wear the university colour (dark blue for Oxford, light blue for Cambridge)
b. the honour of so representing one's university
3. Brit an informal name for Tory
4. any of numerous small blue-winged butterflies of the genera Lampides, Polyommatus, etc.: family Lycaenidae
5. Archery a blue ring on a target, between the red and the black, scoring five points
6. a blue ball in snooker, etc

blue

[blü]
(optics)
The hue evoked in an average observer by monochromatic radiation having a wavelength in the approximate range from 455 to 492 nanometers; however, the same sensation can be produced in a variety of other ways.

blue

in American flag, symbolizes justice. [Color Symbolism: Leach, 242; Jobes, 356]
See: Justice

Blue

A language proposed by Softech to meet the DoD Ironman requirements which led to Ada. ["On the BLUE Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):10-15 (Oct 1978)].
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I prepared by playing and replaying the cerulean track on a "Birding by Ear" disk, thankful that my car is old enough to still have a CD player.
The cerulean blue tiles of the pseudo-knotted KuA-fic are the source of grace and give an effect of vastness to the ablution area and the staircases (figure 8).
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Parameter Generation & Control has partnered with Cerulean to bring to the international market a complete room conditioner solution and instrumentation for the generation and collection of cigarette smoke.
Because food is crucial to successful reproduction, we sought to understand its importance to the rapidly declining Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea) (Robbins et al.
It will be available in nine colours, six single (Fiery Yellow, Cerulean Blue, Blazing Red, Granite Black, Premium Silver, and Pearl Arctic White) and three dual-tone (Blazing Red with Midnight Black, Fiery Yellow with Pearl Arctic White, and Cerulean Blue with Pearl Arctic White).
This report provides comprehensive information on the current therapeutic developmental pipeline of Cerulean Pharma, Inc.'s, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
To accompany the foliage there are tiny bright cerulean blue flowers.