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purple 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈpərpəl/,
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purples, plural;
  1. Of a color intermediate between red and blue
    • - a faded purple T-shirt
Verb
  1. Become or make purple in color
    • - Ed's cheeks purpled
    • - the neon was purpling the horizon above the highway
Noun
  1. A color intermediate between red and blue
    • - the painting was mostly in shades of blue and purple
  2. Purple clothing or material

  3. A crimson dye obtained from some mollusks, formerly used for fabric worn by an emperor or senior magistrate in ancient Rome or Byzantium

  4. (in ancient Rome or Byzantium) Clothing of this color

  5. (in ancient Rome) A position of rank, authority, or privilege
    • - he was too young to assume the purple
  6. The scarlet official dress of a cardinal


  1. a purple color or pigment
  2. of a color intermediate between red and blue
  3. empurpled: excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
  4. of imperial status; "he was born to the purple"
  5. imperial: belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
  6. Purple is a general term used in English (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA) for the range of hues of color occurring between red and blue. In additive light combinations it occurs by mixing the primary colors red and blue in varying proportions. ...
  7. Purple is the second album released by the American alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots, on June 7, 1994 on Atlantic Records. It spawned three singles — "Big Empty", "Vasoline", and "Interstate Love Song" — and two promotional singles ("Pretty Penny" and "Unglued"). ...
  8. Purple is a common term in politics for governments or other political entities consisting of parties that have red and blue as their political colours. It is of particular note in two areas: in the politics the Netherlands and Belgium and in the politics of the United States.
  9. Purple is a French fashion, art and culture magazine founded in 1992.
  10. Babyshambles are an English indie rock band established in London. The band was formed by Pete Doherty during a hiatus from his former band The Libertines, but Babyshambles has since become his main project (although recently he has been focusing on his solo work and possibly a full-time ...
  11. "Purple" is the third release from Skin's second album Fake Chemical State. It has only been released on CD in The Netherlands but was set for release elsewhere in Europe later in 2006; however, the single release outside of the Netherlands never occurred. ...
  12. A surname
  13. The colour worn by an emperor or king; by extension, imperial power; A colour/color that is a dark blend of red and blue; dark magenta; Any of various species of mollusks from which Tyrian purple dye was obtained, especially the common dog whelk; To turn purple in colour; Having a colour/color ...
  14. (Purpled) An adjective describing the sensation of temporary integration. While a system is Purpled, it is not possible to sense individuals within the system, only a feeling of group-gestalt. The term was coined by Dandelion.
  15. (Purples) This is a rash due to spontaneous bleeding in to the skin. It may be a symptom of some severe illnesses, including bacterial endocarditis and cerebrospinal meningitis.
  16. The most prestigious colour, fit for the Assyrian king who bestowed gifts of purple robes on those he wished to honour. The dye was extracted from a mollusc found off the Phoenician coast which in classical antiquity became a symbol of royalty because only the very wealthy could afford it.
  17. runs as a normal Verse client. It implements a node database to mirror the contents of its host. It loads the plug-ins, which reside in libraries, from local disk as DLLs or shared objects depending on the platform.
  18. adj purpuraF, viol(kolor)aF; N purpuro, violkoloro
  19. symbolizing penitence and sorrow, worn during Lent and Advent, also worn by priests when hearing confessions.
  20. a color obtained from the secretion of a species of shell-fish (the Murex trunculus) which was found in the Mediterranean, and particularly on the coasts of Phoenicia and Asia Minor
  21. The color used by F1 on its official timing and scoring monitors to indicate a driver has set the fastest time in the field for a sector or lap, known as “going purple.”
  22. A purple margarita at Baby A's, they are their strongest margarita.
  23. SIS/OP-20-G analog machine built for attack on Japanese diplomatic ciphers.
  24. (noun) A generic term for any of various colors between violet and red.
  25. Kept by King Sammer in Sammer's Kingdom. It was severely weakened by The Void, to the point of being destroyed, but is later repowered by Queen Jaydes.