Definition of Reddish blue
1. Noun. A variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.
Generic synonyms: Purple, Purpleness
Specialized synonyms: Indigo
Derivative terms: Violet
Lexicographical Neighbors of Reddish Blue
Literary usage of Reddish blue
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"The solution in strong sulphuric acid is blue, giving a reddish-blue ... The reddish-blue aqueous solution becomes violet with hydrochloric acid and ..."
2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1892)
"A greenish black amorphous mass with metallic luster, almost insol. in cold and hot water, sol. in sod. carbonate with reddish blue color and very soluble ..."
3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"(К.) ; it dissolves in water to a reddish-blue, and in sulphuric acid to a dirty violet solution. Acid Blue В (By.) ; Brilliant Cloth Blue Ш. F Literature. ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"reddish blue : June, 1 case. Blue and yellow : October, 1 case. In England.—Red : July, 1 case. ... December : reddish-blue star, ibid. ; bluish light. ..."
5. On Aniline and Its Derivatives: A Treatise Upon the Manufacture of Aniline by M. Reimann, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Georges de Laire (1868)
"To manufacture a blue violet, the so-called dahlia, the mass is mixed with a small portion of a substance able to transform the reddish blue into a greenish ..."
6. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"touch; eyelids reddish-blue, hard and swollen; eyeball pressed forward and mobility impaired; chemosis; lachrymation, photophobia; ..."