red and green

red and green

traditional colors of Christmas. [Christian Tradition: Misc.]
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At home they might hear political and ecclesiastical secrets intended not for them but for their husbands and brothers, and might even issue commands in the name of a priestly Circle; out of doors the striking combination of red and green, without addition of any other colours, would be sure to lead the common people into endless mistakes, and the Women would gain whatever the Circles lost, in the deference of the passers by.
"Why are red and green the colors for Christmas?" asked a young reader from Libertyville.
As long as there's been winter with short days and long nights, red and green have represented the midwinter hope that spring will emerge bringing the warmth of sunny days.
The flag of PTI is consisted of two colours, red and green. The red represents the revolution while the green has been taken from the national flag; same is the case with the crescent and the star.
The red and green opsin genes persist in all Old World primates alive today.
In another bed, four varieties of lettuce are sparkling in the early morning sun: the deep red and green ruffled leaves of Pablo Batavian, the more transparent greenish red of Majestic Red lettuce, the brilliant almost-new green of the Black Seeded Simpson lettuce and the red oakish leaves of Red Salad Bowl.
But for a more dramatic effect, he can combine beams of red and green light (see "Mixing primary colors" p.
Unlike cells in the red and green blooms, brown tide cells do not produce a neurotoxin; however, their chocolaty blooms are no less devastating.
For example, when an even mix of red and green light wavelengths (not pigment) reaches our eyes, it stimulates both our green and red receptors.
It is observed when the men are asked to mix red and green light to match a certain shade of yellow.