purple

  1. a chromatic color between red and blue
  2. of imperial status

Purple

Purple is a range of hues of color occurring between red and blue. The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as a deep, rich shade between crimson and violet. Purple was the color worn by Roman Emperors and magistrates, and later by Roman Catholic bishops. Since that time, purple has been commonly associated with royalty and piety. ==Etymology== ...
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Purple

• (a.) Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color; as, a purple robe. • (n.) See Purpura. • (a.) Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority. • (n.) Any species of large butterflies, usually marked ...
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Purple

(from the article `cryptology`) ...Red ciphers, drawing heavily on its previous experience in cryptanalyzing the machine ciphers produced by the Hebern rotor machines. In 1939 the ... In the Pacific the Germans had supplied their Japanese ally with an Enigma machine as early as 1937; the modified Japanese version, called `Purple...
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purple

(pur´pәl) a color between blue and red. a substance of this color used as a dye or indicator. visual purple rhodopsin.
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purple

violet adjective of a color intermediate between red and blue
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purple

(color) morado, púrpura
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Purple

(grape variety) Synonym for the grape variety dark fields; look there.
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Purple

[Cannabis] Purple is a generic name which refers to a subset of Cannabis indica-dominant strains. ==Taxonomy== Known for their purple colours that are triggered by seasonal temperature changes, the intense green in chlorophyll usually overpowers other colors, such as orange, red and the coveted purple, Chlorophyll tends to break down late i...
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Purple

[cipher machine] In the history of cryptography, `System 97 Printing Machine for European Characters` or `Type B Cipher Machine`, codenamed Purple by the United States, was a diplomatic cryptographic machine used by the Japanese Foreign Office just before and during World War II. The machine was an electromechanical stepping-switch device. ...
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Purple

[government] 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 of the Netherlands and Belgium and in the politics of the United States. ==Belgium and the Netherlands== `Purple` (Paars)...
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Purple

[magazine] Purple is a French fashion, art and culture magazine founded in 1992. ==History== In 1992, Elein Fleiss and Olivier Zahm started the magazine Purple Prose as a reaction against the superficial glamour of the 1980`s; much as a part of the global counterculture at the time, inspired by magazines like Interview, Ray Gun, Nova, and H...
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Purple

Pur'ple adjective 1. Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color; as, a purple robe. 2. Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority. « Hide in...
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Purple

Pur'ple noun ; plural Purples . [ Middle English purpre , pourpre , Old French purpre , porpre , pourpre , French pourpre , Latin purpura purple fish, purple dye, from Greek ... the purple fish, a shell from the purple dye was obtained,...
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Purple

Pur'ple transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Purpled ; present participle & verbal noun Purpling .] To make purple; to dye of purple or deep red color; as, hands purpled with blood. « When morn Purples the ea...
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Purple

Jamni
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purple

lines that stand out from a longer poem because of their vivid diction or figures of speech, and perhaps because of the agitated flush that rises in the face of someone trying to recite it.
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Purple

Purple is a colour ranging from blue-purple (indigo) to red-purple (pink)
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Purple

Purple is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Purple

Purple is a secondary colour compounded by the union of the primaries blue and red. As a dye it was originally obtained from Tyrian dye.
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purple

See the wine color section below colour,
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purple

To make purple; to dye of purple or deep red colour; as, hands purpled with blood. 'When morn Purples the east.' (Milton) 'Reclining soft in blissful bowers, Purpled sweet with springing flowers.' (Fenton) ... Origin: OE. Purpre, pourpre, OF. Purpre, porpre, pourpre, F. Pourpre, L. Purpura purple fish, purple dye, fr. Gr. The purple fish, a shell f...
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purple

Type: Term Pronunciation: pŭr′pĕl Definitions: 1. A color formed by a mixture of blue and red. For individual purple dyes see specific name.
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purple

[adj] - of a color midway between red and blue 2. [n] - of imperial status 3. [n] - a chromatic color between red and blue 4. [v] - become purple 5. [v] - color purple
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