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  • adj. Of a bright, metallic blue colour (electric blue).


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  • On the evening of the Feud, Jenni turns up in an all-in-one black jumpsuit, and Wolfie is "dressed to kill in an electric-blue ska suit and white vinyl brothel-creepers with steel toecaps inlaid".

    City of Bohane by Kevin Barry – review

  • Why is there an electric-blue fleece in a rubbish tip?

    Ryan Gander: Locked Room Scenario – review

  • A crack appeared, followed by an electric-blue flare as an emergency force field automatically snapped into place.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Police arrived at the corner of 10th Avenue and Dyckman Street in Inwood, near the exit ramp from the Harlem River Drive, at about 9:10 a.m. after a livery taxi driver called 911 reporting he had been rear-ended by a late-model electric-blue BMW M3, a law-enforcement official with knowledge of the case said.

    Stabbed but Alive, Man Found in Car Trunk

  • But back to the zoo: There were other whimsical touches, like bright-pink elephant stirrers in electric-blue drinks being passed.

    A Gala and Water Act for Elephants

  • "With the move away from conservative dress, there's a lightness in colors," says Mr. Cho, adding that he's going to stock some colors for the spring: barley-yellow and electric-blue jackets in lightweight wool, for example, a departure from the classic navy and gray jackets that have dominated sales in the past two years.

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  • "She always said things in a way that was not kidlike," says her mother, standing in an aisle of books in the electric-blue dress she wore for her daughter's reading.

    Danielle Evans, an author straddling racial divides

  • But still I swam with abandon: over coral reefs, and scuttling crabs, and twisting schools of electric-blue fish.

    Strange Paradise

  • I was pushed and tugged and zipped into my electric-blue costume by the wardrobe mistress, but this time she allowed me to stuff my own bosom.

    Nour Akkad: Mad Men Fashion Report: Undergarments, Nighties, and Bunny Costumes

  • She wears a purple kilt, a feathery cape, and pink fishnet tights under shorts, topped off with an electric-blue mohican.

    Marching with the SlutWalkers


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