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yellow

1. any of a group of colours that vary in saturation but have the same hue. They lie in the approximate wavelength range 585--575 nanometres. Yellow is the complementary colour of blue and with cyan and magenta forms a set of primary colours
2. yellow cloth or clothing
3. the yolk of an egg
4. a yellow ball in snooker, etc.
5. any of a group of pieridine butterflies the males of which have yellow or yellowish wings, esp the clouded yellows (Colias spp.) and the brimstone
6. having a yellowish skin; Mongoloid
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What does it mean when you dream about the color yellow?

Yellow usually represents energy, vigor, and enthusiasm. This color also has a negative connotation, indicating cowardice.

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yellow

[yel·ō]
(optics)
The hue evoked in an average observer by monochromatic radiation having a wavelength in the approximate range from 577 to 597 nanometers; however, the same sensation can be produced in a variety of other ways.
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yellow

color symbolizing cowardice. [Western Culture: Misc.]

yellow

color of fecundity, relating to yellow sun and earth. [Eastern Color Symbolism: Binder, 78]

yellow

color symbolizing jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 1704]

yellow

color marking doors of convicted traitors. [Fr. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1171]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Yellow

A language from SRI proposed to meet the Ironman requirements which led to Ada.

["On the YELLOW Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):22-26, Oct 1978].
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Yellow

(dreams)
Depending on the details of the dream, the color yellow could have positive or negative connotations. If the dream has a pleasant or happy mood, the yellow could represent enthusiasm, energy, vigor, and harmony. However, if the dream had an undesirable tone, the yellow could represent fear and the inability to make a decision or take action.
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Yellowness (b * value): The LL and PM steaks exhibited similar (p>0.05) b* values on days 0, 5, and 9 (Table 1).
Table 1: Some properties of the films with different Ti[O.sub.2] contents Sample name TO TS1-1 TS1-1.5 TS1-2 TS1-2.5 TS1-3 Ti/Si molar ratio (a) 0:1 1:1 1:1.5 1:2 1:2.5 1:3 [n.sub.452 nm] (b) 1.507 1.681 1.633 1.605 1.601 1.591 [DELTA]YI (c) 0.0082 0.0577 0.0465 0.0176 0.0167 0.0093 Residue% (d) 10.19 53.23 -- 47.20 -- 44.88 (a) The molar ratio of Ti/Si in the hybrid materials (b) Refractive index of the films at 452 nm (c) The change in yellowness index of the films after thermal aging at 150[degrees]C for 72 h (d) The residues of the resultant gel powders at 700 [degrees]C based on experimental results from TGA Fig.
The yellowness indexes of organic modified MMT nanocomposites are higher then [Na.sup.+] MMT during multiple extrusions.
There was no significant difference in term of lightness, yellowness, and redness between methods.
An increase in the number of lactic acid bacteria in jejunum, L* (lightness) and b* (yellowness) values of the breast muscles have been observed in the group of chicks fed on 200 ml/kg CSO per day when compared to the other groups, and MDA values of the leg muscles decreased in chicks fed on 200 mL/kg CSO on the 5th day.
However, the yellowness kept increasing and tests were redone.
Values of the [a.sup.*] parameter (redness) were higher while the [b.sup.*] parameter (yellowness) were lower in the diet treatments, indicating higher red intensity and lower yellow intensity in these samples with addition of gum and no addition of sugars.
Figure 11 shows the performance in terms of [DELTA]Y reflectance and [DELTA] yellowness of the two-coat surface.
The current study demonstrated the existence of direct relationship between the duration of freezing storage and colour change (reduced brightness [L.sup.*] but increased yellowness [b.sup.*]) of breast meat soon after thawing (Table 2).
To be sure, this shirt of mine screams not only its yellowness; it screams something else, something Duterte is bound to rage at even more bellicosely.
(2011), through spectrophotometry with readings at wavelengths of 534 and 480 nm, water activity at 25[degrees]C through readings in Aqualab water activity meter (Model 3TE - Decagon), and color in spectrophotometer (Hunter Lab XE Plus - Model 4500 L) obtaining the parameters [L.sup.*] (luminosity), + [a.sup.*] (redness) and + [b.sup.*] (yellowness).