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Definition of Yellow

Yellow

  1. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he has a yellow streak.
  2. Sensational; -- said of some newspapers, their makers, etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc.
  3. Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.
  4. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.
  5. A yellow pigment.
  6. To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.
  7. To become yellow or yellower.

Yellow Quotations

That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character.
Pam Grier

There is no blue without yellow and without orange.
Vincent Van Gogh

Looking ahead, future generations may learn their social skills from robots in the first place. The cute yellow Keepon robot from Carnegie Mellon University has shown the ability to facilitate social interactions with autistic children. Morphy at the University of Washington happily teaches gestures to children by demonstration.
Daniel H. Wilson

I'm not one of those people who wakes up and thinks, 'Bring on the day!' I have to have about 7 pints of coffee before I'm even remotely awake. But I love the golden hour in the evening, as hokey as that sounds. Just as the sun is about to set and you get those lovely shadows and everything looks gold and yellow.
Stacy London

The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes, or dark lake with the treble.
Wassily Kandinsky
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Yellow Translations

yellow in Afrikaans is geel
yellow in Danish is gul
yellow in Dutch is geel
yellow in Finnish is keltainen
yellow in French is jaune
yellow in German is gelb
yellow in Italian is giallo
yellow in Latin is crocinus, croceus
yellow in Norwegian is gul
yellow in Portuguese is amarelo
yellow in Spanish is amarillo
yellow in Swedish is gul
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