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red

1. any of a group of colours, such as that of a ripe tomato or fresh blood, that lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to orange, and are perceived by the eye when light in the approximate wavelength range 740--620 nanometres falls on the retina. Red is the complementary colour of cyan and forms a set of primary colours with blue and green
2. red cloth or clothing
3. a red ball in snooker, billiards, etc.
4. (in roulette and other gambling games) one of two colours on which players may place even bets, the other being black
5. Archery a red ring on a target, between the blue and the gold, scoring seven points
6. of the colour red
7. reddish in colour or having parts or marks that are reddish
8. (of wine) made from black grapes and coloured by their skins

Red

Informal
1. Communist, Socialist, or Soviet
2. radical, leftist, or revolutionary
3. a member or supporter of a Communist or Socialist Party or a national of a state having such a government, esp the former Soviet Union
4. a radical, leftist, or revolutionary

What does it mean when you dream about the color red?

A color of vitality and energy, red symbolizes the heart and blood. Red can also represent the emotional state of anger or rage. This color also symbolizes profligacy, raciness, and the immorality of “fallen women” (e.g., Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter).

red

[red]
(optics)
The hue evoked in an average observer by monochromatic radiation having a wavelength in the approximate range from 622 to 770 nanometers; however, the same sensation can be produced in a variety of other ways.

red

life-granting color; worn by brides and babies. [Asian Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]

Red

(Or "REDL") A language proposed by Intermetrics to meet the Ironman requirements which led to Ada.

["On the RED Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):27 (Oct 1978)].

["RED Language Reference Manual", J. Nestor and M. van Deusen, Intermetrics 1979].
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According to measurements, the asteroid is traveling at a distance of around 345.6 million kilometers (214.8 million miles) from the Sun, which would explain its initial reddish color.
Reddish said Deacon had "a wealth of experience of the industry, huge enthusiasm and a proven track record of achievement" that equipped him well to represent the interests of independent retailers.
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Reddish clays interbedded with sandstone and occasional limestone and gypsum patches were considered to mark the rock unit as Kuldana Formation.
The violet shade continues the trend towards shades of reddish blue and bluish red.
On the dwarf planet, the reddish color is likely caused by tholins, which are formed when cosmic rays and solar ultraviolet light interact with methane in Pluto's atmosphere and on its surface.
HARLEQUINS have signed second-row forward Mark Reddish from New Zealand Super Rugby side Highlanders.
They found that while fresh cranberry juice contained good levels of anthocyanins, vitamin C, phenolic compounds, and had a reddish color, after undergoing a heat treatment, the level of anthocyanins in the heat-treated samples decreased somewhat from the levels found in fresh juice.