What does bluish mean?

bluish meaning in General Dictionary

Somewhat blue as bluish veins

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  • of color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of an obvious unclouded sky
  • notably blue; since, bluish veins.

bluish meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., blewysh; see blue + -ish.


bluish meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) notably blue; since, bluish veins.


Sentence Examples with the word bluish

In thickness; (2) of a thin and local bed composed of alternations of brown clay and loam; (3) of a bed of fine light buff sand, which in west Kent attains a thickness of more than 60 ft.; (4) of bluish grey sandy marl containing fossils, and almost entirely confined to east Kent, the thickness of the formation being more than 60 ft.; and (5) of fine light grey sand of an equal thickness, also fossiliferous.

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