Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a light green color, similar to the color of fresh grass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass

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Examples

  • Carved on the inside walls of a light-green bowl 13th to 14th century, long-necked cranes splay their wings as though braking to land on a barely discernible lotus bud.

    Vietnamese Vessels for the Heart and Soul

  • Saoutis, at 6-foot-3, with a shaved head and lanky, 175-pound frame, took the witness stand at noon Tuesday wearing a dark suit and light-green tie.

    Montgomery officer not guilty in baton assault on unarmed teenager

  • Standing almost isolated on a wooded road, in a development mostly populated by French- and Mediterranean-style houses, the Breauxs's three-story Tudor-influenced house resembles something out of a Grimm's fairy tale, with a slate roof, gingerbread brown wood columns, a pale yellow stucco exterior, light-green window frames and two stone fountains out front.

    A Contractor Spills His Secrets

  • Drew Kelly for The Wall Street Journal Standing almost isolated on a wooded road, in a golf development, the three-story Tudor-influenced house has a slate roof, gingerbread brown wood columns, a pale yellow stucco exterior, light-green window frames and two stone fountains out front.

    A Contractor Spills His Secrets

  • Army historical archives show that Gen. Douglas MacArthur first demanded 150,000 "jungle kits," including still-experimental uniforms "well camouflaged by mottled patches of light green dye or by solid light-green coloring," according to Alvin P.

    Military camouflage evolved from collaboration of art, science

  • There is no sign identifying the light-green building as the campaign headquarters for Cantor, although its principal occupants, Ray Allen Jr. and M. Boyd Marcus Jr., are well-known in the political community as advisers to Cantor.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: The Extreme, Violent Rhetoric Of GOP Lawmakers

  • "The tea is my teacher," says Larry Murphy, smiling through a Merlin-like beard in a light-green Chinese tunic and red Converse shoes.

    Ming Holden: Seattle Dispatch: A Tea House, a Gallery, and a Wizard

  • The next day she spoke to a servant named Giles, a small, thin man with light-green eyes.

    WHEN THE HEAVENS FALL

  • A pustular eruption upon the neck and arms was caused by "a splendid dark-green dress, trimmed with light-green leaves," obtained "from a well-known Parisian atelier;" the dress was found to contain "a large percentage of arsenic."

    January 2010

  • If he's driving and he's in his own world, is he going to follow the red light-green light signal?

    Making The World Work For Adults With Autism

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