Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary
a yellow traffic light, usually preceding a signal halting traffic in a particular direction.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
The window was open, and the moon was flooding the cliffs and sea with a great tide of
And while blue light causes these brain cells to fire,
But a simultaneous flash of
can block that spike.
And when this light-sensitive protein binds to calcium, it radiates
from a table lamp pours onto the book and dimly illuminates the cozy brown room.
of the street lamps reflects off the granite palaces and convents built centuries ago.
Look for the illuminated
atop its roof indicating the cab is available.
in the tongue of the flame comes from incandescent soot particles.
What's more, one of the proteins responds to
, while the other reacts to blue.
Renewed rapid inflation at the consumer level, another
, is also not visible.
Discover our greatest slideshows
8 Words for Celebration
The 12 Days of Christmas
Mangers and Myrrh: The Language of...
Light Up Your Language for the...
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
It was a quiet Sunday morning, with more of the auroral rosy and white than of the yellow light in...
Henry David Thoreau
Nearby words for yellow light
yellow copper ore
yellow fever vaccine
yellow fever virus
yellow lead ore
yellow mercuric oxide
yellow no. 5
yellow pitcher plant
yellow prussiate of potash