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Navajo white

Navajo White is an orangish white color, or pastel yellow orange, and derives its name from its similarity to the background color of the Navajo Nation flag. The name "Navajo White" is usually only used when referring to paint. As the name indica ...

                                               

Old gold

gold is a dark yellow, which varies from light olive or olive brown to deep or strong yellow, generally on the darker side of this range. The first recorded use of gold as a color name in English was in the early 19th century exact year uncertain.

                                               

Saffron (color)

Saffron is a colour resembling the colour of the tip of the saffron crocus thread, from which the spice saffron is derived. The first recorded use of saffron as a colour name in English was in 1200. It is considered as one of the important colour ...

                                               

Sunset (color)

The color sunset is a pale tint of orange. It is a representation of the average color of clouds when the sunlight from a sunset is reflected from them. The first recorded use of sunset as a color name in English was in 1916.

                                               

UNECE Amber

                                               

Candy apple red

Candy apple red is the name code used by manufacturing companies to define a shade of red similar to the red sugar coating on candied apples. The typical method for producing a candy apple finish is to apply a metallic base-coat, followed by a tr ...

                                               

Cardinal (color)

Cardinal is a vivid red, which may get its name from the cassocks worn by Catholic cardinals. The cardinal bird also takes its name from the cardinal bishops. The first recorded use of cardinal as a color name in English was in the year 1698.

                                               

Carnelian (color)

Carnelian is a color named after the carnelian variety of the mineral chalcedony. This semi-precious gemstone is noted for its rich shade of reddish-brown. The first recorded use of Carnelian as a color name in English was in 1899.

                                               

Lava (color)

Lava is a color that is a shade of red. It is named after the color of volcanic lava. This is the color #CF1020, shown at right of fresh lava pouring out of a volcano. The first recorded use of lava as a color name in English was in 1891.

                                               

Red wine

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-colored grape varieties. The actual color of the wine can range from intense violet, typical of young wines, through to brick red for mature wines and brown for older red wines. The juice from most purple ...

                                               

Turkey red

Turkey red is a color that was widely used to dye cotton in the 18th and 19th century. It was made using the root of the rubia plant, through a long and laborious process. It originated in India or Turkey, and was brought to Europe in the 1740s. ...

                                               

Tuscan red

Tuscan red is a shade of red that was used on the passenger cars of the Pennsylvania Railroad, as well as on the PRR TrucTrailers. It also was used extensively by the New South Wales Government Railways in Australia, in a similar fashion to the P ...

                                               

Upsdell red

Upsdell red is a deep medium red, similar to fire engine red. The colour Upsdell Red was coined in remembrance of Reverend G Upsdell, the first headmaster for the new site of King George V School in Hong Kong after World War II. Upsdell red was d ...

                                               

Wine (color)

The color wine is a dark shade of red. It is a representation of the typical color of red wine. The first recorded use of wine as a color name in English was in 1705. The term "bordeaux" is also sometimes used to describe this color.

                                               

Byzantium (color)

The color Byzantium is a particular dark tone of purple. It originates in modern times, and, despite its name, it should not be confused with Tyrian purple, the color historically used by Roman and Byzantine emperors. The latter, often also refer ...

                                               

Heliotrope (color)

Heliotrope is a pink-purple tint that is a representation of the colour of the heliotrope flower. The first recorded use of heliotrope as a color name in English was in 1882.

                                               

Lilac (color)

Lilac is a colour that is a pale violet tone representing the average colour of most lilac flowers. It might also be described as dark mauve or light blue. The colours of some lilac flowers may be equivalent to the colours shown below as pale lil ...

                                               

Beige

Beige is variously described as a pale sandy fawn color, a grayish tan, a light-grayish yellowish brown, or a pale to grayish yellow. It takes its name from French, where the word originally meant natural wool that has been neither bleached nor d ...

                                               

Cream (colour)

Cream is the colour of the cream produced by cattle grazing on natural pasture with plants rich in yellow carotenoid pigments, some of which are incorporated into the fresh milk. This gives a yellow tone to otherwise-white milk at higher fat conc ...

                                               

Eggshell (color)

The color eggshell is meant as a representation of the average color of a chicken egg. In interior design, the color eggshell is commonly used when one desires a pale, warm, neutral, off-white color.

                                               

Magnolia (color)

Magnolia is a colour named after the flowering plant of the genus Magnolia. As magnolias have flowers of more than one colour, mainly cream or pale purple, magnolia may refer to different colours in different countries. An early use of magnolia a ...

                                               

Pearl (color)

The color pearl is a pale tint of off-white. It is a representation of the average color of a pearl. The first recorded use of pearl as a color name in English was in 1604. The color used in interior design when an off-white tint is desired.

                                               

Vanilla (color)

The color vanilla is a rich tint of off-white as well as a medium pale tint of yellow. The first recorded use of vanilla as a color name in English was in 1925.

                                               

Shades of yellow

Varieties of the color yellow may differ in hue, chroma or lightness, or in two or three of these qualities. Variations in value are also called tints and shades, a tint being a yellow or other hue mixed with white, a shade being mixed with black ...

                                               

Dark goldenrod

                                               

Harvest gold

                                               

Jasmine (color)

The color jasmine is a pale tint of yellow, displayed at right. It is a representation of the average color of the more yellowish lower part of the pale yellowish white colored jasmine flower. The first recorded use of jasmine as a color name in ...

                                               

Lemon (color)

Displayed at right is the color deep lemon. Deep lemon is the deep tone of lemon that is called "lemon" by Pantone. The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended TPX" color list, color #13-0752 TPX - Lemon.

                                               

Maize (color)

The shade maize or corn refers to a specific tone of yellow; it is named for the cereal of the same name - maize. In public usage, maize can be applied to a variety of shades, ranging from light yellow to a dark shade that borders on orange, sinc ...

                                               

Absente

Absente is a brand name of 110 proof anise liqueur that has been marketed under the tagline "Absinthe Refined" since c. 2000. "Absente" is a French word that translates as "absent" in English.

                                               

Bohemian-style absinth

Bohemian-style or Czech-style absinth is a Bohemian version of the traditional spirit absinthe, though it is more accurately described as a kind of wormwood bitters. It is produced mainly in the Czech Republic, from which it gets its designations ...

                                               

Hapsburg Absinthe

Hapsburg is a brand of absinthe sold by Wine & Spirit International Limited of London. Hapsburg Absinthe was established in 1999. Hapsburg contains the herb wormwood Artemisia absinthium. The Hapsburg Absinthe line includes five producs: Hapsburg ...

                                               

La Fee Absinthe

La Fee Absinthe is a brand of absinthe; it is a highly alcoholic, distilled spirit containing the herb wormwood. La Fee Absinthe was created by Green Utopia, which is owned and run by George Rowley. La Fee distil a range of six different absinthe ...

                                               

Obsello Absenta

Obsello Absinthe Verte, or simply Obsello was a brand of absinthe. Obsello was an award-winning "Verte" or green absinthe that was manufactured by distillation from eight herbs including grand wormwood. Obsello was distilled in California.

                                               

Elongated dodecahedron

In geometry, the elongated dodecahedron, extended rhombic dodecahedron, rhombo-hexagonal dodecahedron or hexarhombic dodecahedron is a convex dodecahedron with 8 rhombic and 4 hexagonal faces. The hexagons can be made equilateral, or regular depe ...

                                               

Elongated gyrobifastigium

In geometry, the elongated gyrobifastigium or gabled rhombohedron is a space-filling octahedron with 4 rectangles and 4 right-angled pentagonal faces. The first name is from the regular-faced gyrobifastigium but elongated with 4 triangles expande ...

                                               

Gyrobifastigium

In geometry, the gyrobifastigium is the 26th Johnson solid. It can be constructed by joining two face-regular triangular prisms along corresponding square faces, giving a quarter-turn to one prism. It is the only Johnson solid that can tile three ...

                                               

Parallelohedron

In geometry a parallelohedron is a polyhedron that can tessellate 3-dimensional spaces with face-to-face contacts via translations. This requires all opposite faces be congruent. Parallelohedra can only have parallelogonal faces, either parallelo ...

                                               

Plesiohedron

In geometry, a plesiohedron is a special kind of space-filling polyhedron, defined as the Voronoi cell of a symmetric Delone set. Three-dimensional Euclidean space can be completely filled by copies of any one of these shapes, with no overlaps. T ...

                                               

Rhombic dodecahedron

In geometry, the rhombic dodecahedron is a convex polyhedron with 12 congruent rhombic faces. It has 24 edges, and 14 vertices of two types. It is a Catalan solid, and the dual polyhedron of the cuboctahedron.

                                               

Rhombohedron

In geometry, a rhombohedron is a three-dimensional figure like a cuboid, except that its faces are not rectangles but rhombi. It is a special case of a parallelepiped where all edges are the same length. It can be used to define the rhombohedral ...

                                               

Ten-of-diamonds decahedron

In geometry, the ten-of-diamonds decahedron is a space-filling polyhedron with 10 faces, 2 opposite rhombi with orthogonal major axes, connected by 8 identical isosceles triangle faces. Although it is convex, it is not a Johnson solid because its ...

                                               

Triangular prism

In geometry, a triangular prism is a three-sided prism; it is a polyhedron made of a triangular base, a translated copy, and 3 faces joining corresponding sides. A right triangular prism has rectangular sides, otherwise it is oblique. A uniform t ...

                                               

Sphinx tiling

In geometry, the sphinx tiling is a tessellation of the plane using the "sphinx", a pentagonal hexiamond formed by gluing six equilateral triangles together. The resultant shape is named for its reminiscence to the Great Sphinx at Giza. A sphinx ...

                                               

Bitruncated 5-cell honeycomb

                                               

Bitruncated hexagonal tiling honeycomb

                                               

Bitruncated order-4 dodecahedral honeycomb

                                               

Bitruncated order-4 hexagonal tiling honeycomb

                                               

Bitruncated order-4 square tiling honeycomb

                                               

Bitruncated order-5 dodecahedral honeycomb

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