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hue

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

huen. [OE. hew, heow, color, shape, form, AS. hiw, heow; akin to Sw. hy skin, complexion, Goth. hiwi form, appearance.].
  •  Color or shade of color; tint; dye.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hues of the rich unfolding morn."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A predominant shade in a composition of primary colors; a primary color modified by combination with others.  [1913 Webster]
huen. [OE. hue, huer, to hoot, shout, prob. fr. OF. hu an exclamation.].
     A shouting or vociferation.  [1913 Webster]
Hue and cry (Law), a loud outcry with which felons were anciently pursued, and which all who heard it were obliged to take up, joining in the pursuit till the malefactor was taken; in later usage, a written proclamation issued on the escape of a felon from prison, requiring all persons to aid in retaking him. Burrill.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hue, n.
1 a a colour or tint. b a variety or shade of colour caused by the admixture of another.
2 the attribute of a colour by virtue of which it is discernible as red, green, etc.

Derivative
-hued adj. hueless adj.
Etymology
OE hiew, hew form, beauty f. Gmc: cf. ON hy down on plants

THESAURUS

hue

Munsell chroma, achromatism, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, body-build, brand, brightness, brush on paint, calcimine, cast, character, characteristic, characteristics, chroma, chromatic color, chromaticity, chromatism, chromism, coat, color, color balance, color harmony, color quality, color scheme, coloration, colorimetric quality, coloring, complexion, composition, constituents, constitution, cool color, cover, crasis, dab, daub, decorator color, deep-dye, dharma, diathesis, dip, disposition, distemper, double-dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, ethos, face, fast-dye, fiber, frame, fresco, genius, gild, glaze, gloss, grain, habit, humor, humors, ilk, illuminate, imbue, ingrain, japan, key, kind, lacquer, lay on color, lightness, makeup, mold, natural color, nature, neutral color, paint, pallor, parget, physique, pigment, prime, property, purity, quality, saturation, shade, shadow, shellac, skin color, slop on paint, smear, somatotype, sort, spirit, stain, stamp, stipple, streak, stripe, suchness, system, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tone, type, undercoat, undercolor, value, varnish, vein, warm color, wash, way, whitewash

ROGET THESAURUS

hue

Color

N color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush, tone, key, pure color, positive color, primary color, primitive complementary color, three primaries, spectrum, chromatic dispersion, broken color, secondary color, tertiary color, local color, coloring, keeping, tone, value, aerial perspective, chromatics, spectrum analysis, spectroscopy, chromatism, chromatography, chromatology, prism, spectroscope, spectrograph, spectrometer, colorimeter (optical instruments), pigment, coloring matter, paint, dye, wash, distemper, stain, medium, mordant, oil paint, colored, colorific, tingent, tinctorial, chromatic, prismatic, full-colored, high-colored, deep-colored, doubly-dyed, polychromatic, chromatogenous, tingible, bright, vivid, intense, deep, fresh, unfaded, rich, gorgeous, gay, gaudy, florid, gay, garish, rainbow-colored, multihued, showy, flaunting, flashy, raw, crude, glaring, flaring, discordant, inharmonious, mellow, pastel, harmonious, pearly, sweet, delicate, tender, refined.


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