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blue 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/blo͞o/,
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bluer, comparative; bluest, superlative;
  1. Of a color intermediate between green and violet, as of the sky or sea on a sunny day
    • - the clear blue sky
    • - blue jeans
    • - deep blue eyes
  2. (of a person's skin) Having or turning such a color, esp. with cold or breathing difficulties
    • - Annie went blue, and I panicked
  3. (of a bird or other animal) Having blue markings
    • - a blue jay
  4. (of cats, foxes, or rabbits) Having fur of a smoky gray color
    • - the blue fox
  5. (of a ski run) Of the second lowest level of difficulty, as indicated by colored markers positioned along it

  6. Denoting one of three colors of quark

  7. (of a person or mood) Melancholy, sad, or depressed
    • - he's feeling blue
  8. (of a movie, joke, or story) With sexual or pornographic content
    • - the blue movies are hugely profitable
  9. (of language) Marked by cursing, swearing, and blasphemy

  10. Rigidly religious or moralistic; puritanical

Verb
  1. Make or become blue
    • - the light dims, bluing the retina
    • - blued paper
    • - the day would haze, the air bluing with afternoon
  2. Heat (metal) so as to give it a grayish-blue finish
    • - nickel-plated or blued hooks
  3. Wash (white clothes) with bluing

Noun
  1. Blue color or pigment
    • - she was dressed in blue
    • - the dark blue of his eyes
    • - armchairs in pastel blues and greens
  2. Blue clothes or material
    • - Susan wore blue
  3. A blue uniform, or a person wearing a blue uniform, such as a police officer or a baseball umpire

  4. The Union army in the Civil War, or a member of that army

  5. A blue thing, in particular

  6. A blue ball, piece, etc., in a game or sport

  7. The sky or sea; the unknown
    • - a lark went trilling up, up into the blue
  8. A small butterfly, the male of which is predominantly blue while the female is typically brown


  1. blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
  2. of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky; "October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"
  3. turn blue
  4. blue clothing; "she was wearing blue"
  5. used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms); "a ragged blue line"
  6. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue; "the Union army was a vast blue"
  7. Blue is a colour, the perception of which is evoked by light having a spectrum dominated by energy with a wavelength of roughly 440–490 nm. It is considered one of the additive primary colours. ...
  8. The Kalvertoren, a shopping center in Amsterdam, is located on Kalverstraat, Amsterdam's busiest shopping street.
  9. Blue is the twelfth and final feature film by director Derek Jarman, released just four months before his death by AIDS-related complications. Such complications had already rendered him partially blind at the time of the film's release.
  10. Blue (2001) is a Japanese romantic drama directed by Hiroshi Ando based on Blue (manga) by Kiriko Nananan. The film stars Mikako Ichikawa as Kayako Kirishima and Manami Konishi as Masami Endo. The movie was released in Japanese theaters in 2001, and the DVD version was released on March 29, 2003.
  11. Blue (ब्लू) is a Bollywood film directed by Anthony D'Souza, released on 16 October 2009, starring Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan, with a cameo appearance by Katrina Kaif. It is an action film centered around an underwater treasure. ...
  12. "Blue" is the last single released from the Alternative rock band A Perfect Circle's 2003 album Thirteenth Step. The song was later remixed entitled "Blue (Bird Shake Mix)" by James Iha and Geoff Sanoff for the 2004 aMOTION CD/DVD.
  13. A surname. An anglicization of German Blau; A female given name, typically used in conjoined names like Bonnie Blue or Blue Bell; A male nickname, occasionally used as a formal given name
  14. The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this; A blue ...
  15. (bluely) In a blue manner
  16. (blueness) The state or quality of being blue
  17. (Blued) A surface darkened in color by a sand-blast abrasive
  18. (Blued) To have been murdered.
  19. All Blue: Flush of Clubs or Spades
  20. fight (have a fight/blue)
  21. This color in heraldry is known as AZURE.
  22. One of the three additive primary colors, centered around a wavelength of approximately 436 nanometers.
  23. the color associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary; in some places blue is worn during Advent.
  24. Can be awarded for winning at your sport in a varsity match. Only some sports can give out ‘blues’ and they are highly sought after. Derived from the longstanding rivalry with Cambridge University. ...
  25. This color was also procured from a species of shell-fish, the chelzon of the Hebrews, and the Helix ianthina of modern naturalists. The tint was emblematic of the sky, the deep dark hue of the Eastern sky. This color was used in the same way as purple.