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  • adj. of white tinged with blue


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  • The Red Planet improves from mag 1.1 to 0.7, and contrasts with the slightly dimmer blue-white light of Regulus, mag 1.4.

    Starwatch: The November night sky

  • He thumbed the button, gratified when the arm of blue-white light appeared in front of him, illuminating Kate as she floated down to the same depth.

    Gideon’s war

  • The shuttle hove to port and headed for the blue-white light emanating from the forward section of the primary hull.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • The blue-white light bathed him in its glow, so brilliant that it penetrated his closed eyelids.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • With its sandy bays, rocky headlands, dunes, heaths, and broad expanses of green—all silhouetted against the Irish Sea and the blue-white peaks of Snowdonia—Anglesey offered some of the most lushly beautiful scenery to be found anywhere.

    William and Kate

  • Numerous washings and wearings had faded the jeans Sharon wore until they were a color between pale blue and blue-white.

    Western Man

  • He thought of Heather, felt her presence at the back of his mind like a blue-white star, cool and soothing and constant.

    Etched in Bone

  • The dire wolf stood enveloped in blue-white energy.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • But then a blue-white light erupted in the center of the chamber.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Their eyes no longer glowed with the blue-white aura of the Dragonspawn.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny


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