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a deep blue to a strong greenish-blue color.
any of a number of pigments containing an oxide of cobalt.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Shades of a
fresco can be found above the stepped altar.
The color is magnificent, with the
sky in the background and the warm light on the lion.
of the ocean was the only color the artists were unable to find in stone.
Harder to find colors include sea foam and olive green, aqua,
It is all
, with yellow trim around its eyes and bill, and there is more than a yard of it.
Beside them were battered
trucks-the ones used to whisk away prisoners and detainees.
is the characteristic color of stoneware decoration.
These pieces were usually oversized and frequently decorated with elaborate and unusual
color, biologically diverse alpine setting and remarkable water clarity is legendary.
Its color is a deep
with generally a high gloss, as if the flow had been given a coat of blue varnish.
British Dictionary definitions for
any greenish-blue pigment containing cobalt aluminate, usually made by heating cobaltous sulphate, aluminium oxide, and phosphoric acid together
a deep blue to greenish-blue colour
a cobalt-blue car
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