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yellow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈyelō/,
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yellower, comparative; yellowest, superlative;
  1. Of the color between green and orange in the spectrum, a primary subtractive color complementary to blue; colored like ripe lemons or egg yolks
    • - curly yellow hair
  2. offensive. Having a naturally yellowish or olive skin (as used to describe Chinese or Japanese people)

  3. Denoting a warning of danger that is thought to be near but not actually imminent
    • - he put Camp Visoko on yellow alert
  4. Cowardly
    • - he'd better get back there quick and prove he's not yellow
  5. Showing jealousy or suspicion

  6. (of a book or newspaper) Unscrupulously sensational

Verb
  1. Become a yellow color, esp. with age
    • - the cream paint was beginning to yellow
    • - yellowing lace curtains
    • - a yellowed newspaper cutting
Noun
  1. Yellow color or pigment
    • - the craft detonated in a blaze of red and yellow
    • - painted in vivid blues and yellows
  2. Yellow clothes or material
    • - everyone dresses in yellow
  3. The yolk of an egg

  4. Any of a number of plant diseases in which the leaves turn yellow, typically caused by viruses and transmitted by insects


  1. yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  2. of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
  3. turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"
  4. chicken: easily frightened
  5. changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"
  6. scandalmongering: typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press"
  7. Yellow is the color evoked by light that stimulates both the L and M (long and medium wavelength) cone cells of the retina about equally, with no significant stimulation of the S (short-wavelength) cone cells. ...
  8. Yellow is a 1998 film directed by Chris Chan Lee. The film is about the harrowing graduation night of eight Korean-American high school youths in Los Angeles that culminates in a violent crime that will forever change their lives.
  9. Yellow is a 2006 film starring Roselyn Sanchez.
  10. Yellow is the name of a 2006 futuristic dystopian short film by director Neill Blomkamp, written by Terri Tatchell and Blomkamp. ...
  11. Zebrahead, better known as Yellow, is the debut album released by Zebrahead in 1998.
  12. Yellow / AC-2 (Atlantic Crossing 2) is a submarine telecommunications cable system linking the USA and the UK. The different owners give this cable system different names, so it is known as both 'Yellow' and AC-2. It has a capacity of 320 Gbit/s as of January 2007, upgradeable to 640 Gbit/s.
  13. The colour of gold or butter; the colour obtained by mixing green and red light, or by subtracting blue from white light; One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 2 points; yellow card; To become yellow or more yellow; To cause to become yellow or more yellow; Having yellow as ...
  14. (yellowness) The state or quality of being yellow; jealousy
  15. (Yellowness) Attribute by which an object’s colour is judged to depart from preferred white toward yellow.
  16. (Yellows) A disease characterized by yellowing and stunting of affected parts (caused by fungi, virus, bacteria, or deficiency of essentialelements). Zoospore - Fungus spore with flagella, able to move in water. Zygospore - A fungal resting spore produced by the fusion of equal gametes.
  17. (Yellows) Often pronounced yallers. A disease of horses and cattle, which is indicated by a yellow appearance of the eyes, inside of the lips, etc.
  18. One of the four process colors, or CMYK, the Y is for yellow.
  19. Volcano is exhibiting signs of elevated unrest above known background level or, after a change from a higher level, volcanic activity has decreased significantly but continues to be closely monitored for possible renewed increase.
  20. a mixture of powdered iron oxide and clay
  21. The ominous TT  significance of the colour yellow depended on its context, but in extispicy TT  yellow spots on the exta were considered unfavourable TT . See also red TT , white TT , and black TT .
  22. A yellow coloring agent produced by treating indigo with dilute nitric acid. This substance proved to be unstable and seldom was used as dye.
  23. one of the primary colors, appearing on the spectrum between green and orange.
  24. When used to refer to honey bees this refers to a lighter brown color. Honey bees are NOT yellow. A Yellow queen is usually a solid light brown.
  25. This display is the default display and other displays will be affected by this setting. (If no other displays use this setting from the default display then the LED for the setting on the default display is green.)