Definitions

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  • adj. having a pale color

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Paid results appear in a pale-colored box across the top and run partway down the right side of the page.

    Marc Ostrofsky: Search Engines 101: Part I

  • About 500,000 residents are estimated to be illegal immigrants, mostly Mexicans who moved in with relatives or rented apartments in boxy, pale-colored complexes like Viridiana's that line the city's broad avenues.

    In Arizona, an illegal immigrant and her family face a stark choice

  • That pearly, pale-colored patch of vapor is from the second-stage firing, I believe.

    Sudden Rain

  • The skate was served over some delicious, very creamy mashed potatoes, and a little fresh spinach, with small curls of very crispy, but pale-colored fried onion, or maybe leek?

    Toast:

  • Earlier this month at the Venice Biennale, Karl Lagerfeld introduced an unusual accessory for Chanel: pale-colored, curvy and soft-looking, it was hard to tell from a picture whether it was some kind of jaunty tote bag or perhaps a fetching new hat.

    A Certain Sense of Calm

  • There a large and pale-colored group of photographs present the surreal spectacle of a group of Nigerian men who make their living by traveling around displaying their captive hyenas.

    Man and Hyena

  • OK, let ` s move to something that looked really great, I thought: Penelope Cruz, the pale-colored dress.

    CNN Transcript Feb 26, 2007

  • Rubble, primarily broken pieces of pale-colored stone; the Doctor guessed it might be similar to alabaster, as it reminded him very much of the luminous rock hewn from the Tuscan hills.

    String Theory, Book 3: Evolution

  • OK, so if you're still trying to make up your mind about a second date, stick with the pale-colored roses, because that means your pal's been (ph) not ready for the engagement ring.

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2006

  • BUILDINGS blackstone - stone that is dark-colored safehouse - place where Dreamweavers can stay wayhouse - place for travellers to stay in whitestone - stone that is pale-colored

    Voice of the Gods

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