How to use Bluish in a sentence
His lips were a bluish color.
For a moment as he was rearranging his cloak Pierre opened his eyes and saw the same penthouse roofs, posts, and yard, but now they were all bluish, lit up, and glittering with frost or dew.
Those from Archangel are more silky and of a smoky bluish colour and are the most valuable.
The best are the pale bluish greys, and are chiefly used for ladies' coats, stoles, muffs and hats.
It is believed that the bluish colour of many clays and limestones is referable to the presence of finely divided pyrites, and it is known that certain deposits of blue mud now forming around continental shores owe their colour, in part, to disseminated iron sulphide.Advertisement
The general colour of the old bulls is bluish grey, but younger bulls and cows are browner.
Where the colour is of a sandy and reddish hue the value is far less than where it is of a bluish tone.
What is this? shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.
Enclosures of pyrites may give a bluish colour to amber.
The man was wearing a bluish coat of broadcloth, he had no knapsack or cap, his head was bandaged, and over his shoulder a French munition pouch was slung.Advertisement
The outer surface of many of the species presents likewise the most exquisite sculpture, heightened by brilliant shades, or spots of green, red, yellow and bluish black.
The range of Taygetus is well watered and was in ancient times covered with forests which afforded excellent hunting to the Spartans, while it had also large iron mines and quarries of an inferior bluish marble, as well as of the famous rosso antico of Taenarum.
Compact zinc is bluish white; it does not tarnish much in the air.
They are made of bluish, "smoked," or almost black coloured glass, and are of very various shapes, according to the amount of obscuration necessary.
Rhinophis sanguineus lives in southern India; it is black above with a bluish gloss, the belly is bright red with black spots, like the convex tail-shield.Advertisement
In the last case it becomes coated with a greyish-black layer of an oxide (dioxide (?)), at a red heat the layer consists of the trioxide (B1203), and is yellow or green in the case of pure bismuth, and violet or blue if impure; at a bright red heat it burns with a bluish flame to the trioxide.
It varies in colour from a light brown in the newest lignites to a pure black, often with a bluish or yellowish tint in the more compact anthracite of the older formations.
The Becker granite (known as " Chester dark " and " Chester light ") is a muscovite-biotite granite varying from medium grey to medium bluish grey colour, and fine in texture.
The marble of Hymettus, which often has a bluish tinge, was used extensively for building in ancient Athens, and also, in early times, for sculpture; but the white marble of Pentelicus was preferred for both purposes.
Limestones and dolomites suitable for building purposes are obtained chiefly in Montgomery, Chester and Lancaster counties, and even these are generally rejected for ornamental work on account of their colour, which is usually bluish, grey or mottled.Advertisement
Some Russian sables are of a very dense bluish brown almost a black, which is the origin undoubtedly of the term "sables," while some, from one district in particular, have a quantity of silver hairs, evenly interspersed in the fur, a peculiarity which has nothing to do with age.
The rock wallabies are soft and woolly and often of a pretty bluish tone, and make moderately useful carriage rugs and perambulator aprons.
During spring, autumn, and winter in particular, the blue-grass (Poa compressa and Poa pratensis) spreads a mat, green, thick, fine and soft, over much of the country, and it is a good winter pasture; about the middle of June it blooms, and, owing to the hue of its seed vessels, gives the landscape a bluish hue.
It possesses a thick underwool with strong top hair, and ranges from a pale to a dark bluish brown.
Skins of a pale bluish tone are generally used in their natural state for stoles, boas and muffs, but the less clear coloured skins are dyed in beautiful shades similar in density to the dark and valuable sables from Russia, and are the most effective skins that can be purchased at a reasonable price.Advertisement
The underwool is of a very close frizzy nature, and nearly white, with long bluish grey mixed with some black top hair.
In colour they range from a pale stony or yellowish shade to a rich dark brown, almost black with a bluish tone.
The Amur skins are paler, but often of a pretty bluish stony tone with many frequently interspersed silvery hairs.
With regard to the natural colours of furs, the browns that command the highest prices are those that are of a bluish rather than a reddish tendency.
With greys it is those that are bluish, not yellow, and with white those that are purest, and with black the most dense, that are most esteemed and that are the rarest.
On the other hand, the thick layer of fallen leaves on the ground, and the bulk of the stems of the forest trees are bluish brown and russet, thus closely resembling the decaying leaves in an European forest after heavy rain; while the whole effect is precisely similar to that produced by the russet head and body and the striped thighs and limbs of the okapi.
The surface of chalcedony is occasionally coated with a delicate bluish bloom.
Metallic thallium is bluish white; it is extremely soft and almost devoid of tenacity and elasticity.
On heating to redness in a stream of hydrogen it forms a bluish mass which is probably a lower oxide of composition GaO.
In the Maribios district occur several volcanic lakelets, such as that of Masaya, besides numerous infernillos, low craters or peaks still emitting sulphurous vapour and smoke, and at night often lighting up the whole land with bluish flames.
The mineral is transparent to opaque and white, sometimes greyish, bluish or greenish in colour.
It is a white metal of bluish tint and is malleable and ductile.
Certain crystals from Cumberland are beautifully fluorescent, appearing purple with a bluish internal haziness by reflected light, and greenish by transmitted light.
The ears are naked, and bluish black.
Next about the moon was a Circle of white, and next about that the inner Crown, which was of a bluish green within next the white, and of a yellow and red without, and next about these Colours were blue and green on the inside of the Outward Crown, and red on the outside of it.
By evaporating in vacuo the solution obtained by dissolving iron in hydrochloric acid, there results bluish, monoclinic crystals of FeCl24H20, which deliquesce, turning greenish, on exposure to air, and effloresce in a desiccator.
Ferrous salts also give a bluish white precipitate with ferrocyanide, which on exposure turns to a dark blue; ferric salts are characterized by the intense purple coloration with a thiocyanate.
Quincy granite, a hornblende, pyroxene, bluish or greyish, without mica, was used for the construction of the Bunker Hill monument at Charlestown (in 1826), and of King's Chapel, Boston; and for interior decorations it has found some use, for example in the Philadelphia city buildings.
The colour of the hair ranges from blonde and reddish to a bluish or greyish black; the eyes are black, hazel, blue or grey.
The sides are bluish green above, violet in the middle, red beneath, variegated with oval spots of brilliant silver.
Silver resembles them closely, but differs by the circumstance that it is deposited permanently in minute granules in the tissues, and, without affecting the general health, stains the skin of a bluish colour (argyria).
As well as their attractive flowers they have handsome leaves, often bluish or greyish-green and many are richly tinted in spring and autumn.
Color, usually orange but occasionally bluish specimens are discovered.
If they appear bluish then you have cool skin tones - brown, black, jade and rose shades should be worn.
The slight bluish tinge in the hind wing doesn't count.
Some of the specimens looked almost as tho they had been coated with a dark metal film, while others had a bluish tint.
A nice unplanned combination is the berries of a yellow-flowered pyracantha against the bluish berries of an evergreen viburnum.
As the formation moved through the sky, the lights changed in color from a bluish white to orange and back to bluish white.
Crystals of barytes may be transparent and colourless, or white and opaque, or of a yellow, brown, bluish or greenish 'colour.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Valspar colors that compliment Victorian style include the pastel pink Morning Glow, dark bluish-gray Evening Eclipse and light bluish gray Shark Loop.
A kitchen painted in cool colors such as grays, blues and greens will actually give off a bluish or greenish hue, giving the room a cooler appearance.
I have a light complexion and I have bluish green eyes.
What I have found helps me pick the right color for women I work with is to look very close for the true "undertone" of the lip color, does it have a bluish red undertone or an orangish red undertone as a base for the lip color?
Although it may seem strange to apply this color of cosmetic to a facial area, the yellow or green hue will actually help that will counteract the reddish, reddish-purple, or bluish color of the blemishes.
Look over the person's body to see if it has a bluish appearance.
When you touch the person, does his or her skin feel clammy, cool or look bluish?
If his mouth is pale, it might mean he is anemic; if the gums are bluish, it might mean he has a lack of oxygen.
A. fruticosa (the False Indigo) comes from California, and there are many forms of it, differing but slightly, all having bluish or dark purple flowers.
A beautiful variety of it (lilacina) has delicate bluish flowers, retaining its fine deep green foliage at the time of flowering, and throwing up sturdy stems about 2 feet high, crowned by large flat umbels of well-shaped flowers.
In the variety maxima, the fruits are larger and of a bluish color.
The white flowers appear in stemless clusters during May and June, followed by large black berries, bluish with a delicate bloom, pleasant to the taste, and hanging for several months.
Iris Sindjarensis - An interesting species with the habit and general character of I. caucasica, but having bluish flowers and a distinct crest.
Sieboldi, and they are of a much more bluish or glaucous tint.
Picea Ajanensis - The finest of the Japanese Spruces, distinguished from all others by the bluish silver tint of the young branches on the undersides, but which are upturned so that the whole tree has a silvery appearance.
Picea Sitchensis - In places where this Spruce thrives it is a very beautiful tree, because of the bluish silvery-grey tone of its needle-like leaves.
The varieties cardinalis (bright crimson-purple), coerulea (bluish), alba (white), Dunnetti (rose), splendens (scarlet), picta elegans (crimson-purple, edged with white), and a dwarf variety, nana, about 9 inches high, are desirable.
Cyanosis-A bluish tinge to the skin that can occur when the blood oxygen level drops too low.
Cyanotic-Marked by a bluish tinge to the skin that occurs when the blood oxygen level drops too low.
About 60 percent of affected children have the cyanotic form of BHS, in which the skin and lips turn bluish.
The symptoms of asphyxia neonatorum are bluish or gray skin color (cyanosis), slow heartbeat (bradycardia), stiff or limp limbs (hypotonia), and a poor response to stimulation.
Bluish skin (cyanosis), coughing, vomiting, and frothy pink sputum (material expelled from the respiratory tract by coughing) are often observed.
Diagnosis is made immediately after birth, when it is observed that the newborn has a bluish color.
When in hypovolemic shock, systolic blood pressure taken in the arm is low or not detectable, the arms and legs are cool, and the nail beds may have a bluish or purplish discoloration.
Although pubic lice sometimes produce small, bluish spots called maculae ceruleae on the trunk or thighs, usually it is easier to spot scratching marks.
When the oxygen level in the blood drops severely the infant's skin turns bluish in color.
Extensive burns may induce shock, the symptoms of which are faintness, weakness, rapid pulse and breathing, pale and clammy skin, and bluish lips and fingernails.
Certain types of raised or flat red, pink, or bluish birthmarks need close watching by a qualified medical expert as the child grows.
The skin sometimes acquires a bluish tint, and the person may bite the tongue, lose bowel or bladder control, or have trouble breathing.
If you have cool undertones -- for example pink, red or bluish tones -- choose the white top.
Many people have stated that solar lights tend to be less bright than traditional Christmas lighting options and have a slightly bluish haze when fully charged.
The disease causes the hair to fall out leaving the natural bluish color of the skin exposed.
This new Casio Baby-G G-MS MSG135L-2V offers style with elegance in a with bluish tint and leather band with buckle closure and silver dial and face with digital display and electro luminescent backlight with Afterglow.
While more bluish or purplish circles may appear to be the most severe, these are actually a sign that the body is on the mend.
Families that have thin skin or skin with a bluish tint are more likely to display this kind of skin ailment.
Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
The aqueous solution is turned bluish black by ferrous sulphate containing a ferric salt.
There are two granite quarries in the township immediately north-west of the Blue Hills; the granite is of the "dark Quincy" variety-dark bluish grey in colour-and is used chiefly for monuments.
Cadmium is a white metal, possessing a bluish tinge, and is capable of taking a high polish; on breaking, it shows a distinct fibrous fracture.
The Jackson formation south-west of the Lisbon beds, is made up chiefly of grey calcareous clay marls, bluish lignitic clays, green-sand and grey siliceous sands.
Crystals of barytes may be transparent and colourless, or white and opaque, or of a yellow, brown, bluish or greenish colour.
The fullest and darkest skins of each kind are the most valuable, and, in cases of bluish grey or white, the fuller, clearer and brighter are the more expensive.
Instead of the white lily, which requires mud, or the common sweet flag, the blue flag (Iris versicolor) grows thinly in the pure water, rising from the stony bottom all around the shore, where it is visited by hummingbirds in June; and the color both of its bluish blades and its flowers and especially their reflections, is in singular harmony with the glaucous water.