Red is the color of blood, a ruby, and strawberries. It is next to orange at the end of the visible spectrum of light, and is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, blood, anger, socialism and communism, and in China and many other cultures, with happiness.
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... of desalinated water to meet the requirement of the population and the industries along the Red Sea ... at least 18 desalination plants along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia which discharge warm brine and treatment chemicals (chlorine and anti-scalants) that may cause bleaching and mortality ... The water from the Red Sea is also utilized by oil refineries and cement factories for cooling purposes ...
... Many movie titles have included the color's name, such as The Woman in Red, a 1935 American film Reds, a 1981 film about Communism in the USA and Russia ...
... called Blood on the Cross that alleges the involvement of the Red Cross with the British military in conducting a massacre in the Southern Highlands of West Papua in connection with the World Wildlife Fund hostage ... Following the broadcast of the documentary, the Red Cross announced publicly that it would appoint an individual outside the organization to investigate the allegations made in the film and any responsibility on its part ... The report categorically states that the Red Cross personnel accused of involvement were proven not to have been present that a white helicopter was probably ...
... The red wolf (Canis lupus rufus, formerly Canis rufus) is a North American canid which once roamed throughout the Southeastern United States ... and archaeological evidence, the original red wolf range extended throughout the Southeast, from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, north to the Ohio River ... The red wolf is morphologically midway between grey wolves and coyotes, and recent genetic research indicates it may actually be a hybrid species ...
... The Red Sea may be geographically divided into three sections the Red Sea proper, and in the north, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez ... The six countries bordering the Red Sea proper are Eastern shore Saudi Arabia Yemen Western shore Egypt Sudan Eritrea Djibouti The Gulf of Suez is ... to the standard geographical definition of the six countries bordering the Red Sea cited above, areas such as Somalia and Ethiopia are sometimes also described as Red Sea ...
More definitions of "red":
- (noun): A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.
Synonyms: Red River
- (adj): Characterized by violence or bloodshed.
Example: "Convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode
Synonyms: crimson, violent
- (adj): (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion.
Example: "Turned red from exertion"; "red-faced and violent"
Synonyms: crimson, reddened, red-faced, flushed
- (noun): The quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.
- (noun): Emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries.
Synonyms: Bolshevik, Marxist, pinko, bolshie
- (noun): The amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue.
Example: "The company operated in the red last year"
Synonyms: loss, red ink
Famous quotes containing the word red:
“Hm, the beacon of the press. In the hell to which all journalists must descend when they die, Mr. Wiggam, we shall sit at red hot desks with quills of fire in our hand and spend eternity on eternity writing about the salubrious weather of that region. Let us serve our apprenticeship here thoroughly and intelligently.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)
“She kisses her killed boy.
And she is sorry.
Chaos in windy grays
through a red prairie.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“...I didnt consider intellectuals intelligent, I never liked them or their thoughts about life. I defined them as people who care nothing for argument, who are interested only in information; or as people who have a preference for learning things rather than experiencing them. They have opinions but no point of view.... Their talk is the gloomiest type of human discourse I know.... This is a red flag to my nature. Intellectuals, to me have no natures ...”
—Margaret Anderson (18861973)