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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
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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).

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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.
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red

life-granting color; worn by brides and babies. [Asian Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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Facial redness, also known as erythema, is an extremely common and frustrating symptom of rosacea, affecting up to 93% of sufferers.
Eight patients in the control group and only two patients in the intervention group had redness, temperature changes, edema and pain in areas under study or in other words, were affected by ulcer grade one.
"Over time, if left untreated, the redness can become permanent and disfiguring.
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* Bonicel was added at a 5% inclusion rate to a cleansing bar, which demonstrated a 35% reduction in facial redness in 14 days, according to Ganeden Biotech.
Noting redness as absent, mild, moderate,& severe by slit lamp examination comparing with clinical photographs.(Srinivasan et al 13 also used standardized slit lamp photographs) Noting post operative discomfort like watering, itching in both groups.
Since rose oil has anti-inflammatory properties, using rose water can help in reducing the redness from irritated or over-heated skin.
He bases this on the view that 'the structure of certain concepts is a conjunction of conditionals' (31), and deems it an open possibility that, e.g., analysis of 'phenomenal redness' will reveal a conjunction of conditionals, roughly as follows (31-40):
KW Philosophy Keep The Peace Moisturiser, pounds 36 A great product for blemished skin, which it is meant to tone down redness. The moisturiser itself has quite a gloopy texture and I would recommend a few minutes to soak into the skin - but it's well worth the wait.
20 -- Galderma Pharma, S.A., today announced positive top-line results from a Phase 2b trial that evaluated the efficacy and safety of CD07805/47, a proprietary topical gel under investigation for treating patients with moderate to severe facial erythema (redness) of rosacea.(1) Rosacea is a chronic dermatological condition of the face and eyes characterized by persistent redness, flushing, inflammatory lesions and visible blood vessels that affects at least 16 million Americans.(2)
A little redness, as you suggest, is unlikely to be a major problem - just make sure you wash it away with clean water and avoid scrubbing and using soap.
The color of the stained and coated areas was measured with a spectrophotometer and is expressed using the [a.sup.*] (redness, -60 = green to +60 = red) and [L.sup.*] (0 = black to 100 = white) coordinates of the CIE [L.sup.*][a.sup.*][b.sup.*] space system (Adamiak et al.