How to use Brownish in a sentence
Black bears have occasionally very black coats, but the majority have a brownish underwool.
It is a brownish amorphous solid, which is insoluble in water.
It is Venetian in character, of a brownish tint, with two white enamel rings round the body.
A very thin soil covers the Edwards Plateau, but on the Llano Estacado are brownish and reddish loams derived from the sediments of a Neocene lake.
They are both reddish yellow and brownish black (according to individual variation) in skin colour, with head hair often tending to russet, and body hair of two kinds - black and bristly on the upper lip, chin, chest, axillae and pubes; and yellowish and fleecy on the cheeks, back and limbs.Advertisement
It is a brownish black solid, insoluble in solutions of the alkaline sulphides.
The antlers are smooth, and brownish white in colour, but the hoofs jet black.
The colour is blackish, or of a dark olive-grey or brownish grey with round black spots or dots.
They may be recognized by the brownish violet colour they impart to a borax bead when heated in an oxidizing flame.
The prevailing colour of the last-named species, as well as P. ursinus of Tasmania, is brownish grey.Advertisement
This animal is a brownish or reddish species which is heavily mottled with light patches.
Tobacco can cause yellow or brownish stains.
Molly dug through her purse to retrieved a familiar brownish cube, like the ones Katie'd eaten to stay alive in Hell.
The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.
The caliche has often a granular structure, and is yellowishwhite, bright lemon-yellow, brownish or violet in colour.Advertisement
The general colour is blackish, with a more or less marked grey or brownish tinge on the hair of the shoulders, and sometimes of chestnut on the head.
The coloration of tsetse-flies is sombre and inconspicuous; the brownish or greyish-brown thorax usually exhibits darker longitudinal markings, and when the insect is at rest the abdomen or hinder half of the body is entirely concealed by the brownish wings.
When boiled, the body becomes of a brownish colour and on this account the species is sometimes termed the "brown shrimp."
The fur is usually brownish, but there are black, blackish-grey and yellowish varieties.
The brownish colour of some slates is due to limonite and haematite, but magnetite occurs in the darker coloured varieties.Advertisement
By passing ammonia over heated chromic chloride, the nitride, CrN, is formed as a brownish powder.
It is never crystallized, but may have a fibrous or microcrystalline structure, and commonly occurs in concretionary forms or in compact and earthy masses; sometimes mammillated, botryoidal, reniform or stalactitic. The colour presents various shades of brown and yellow, and the streak is always brownish, a character which distinguishes it from haematite with a red, or from magnetite with a black streak.
The other breed, called the Cambridge, is much more variegated in colour, and some parts of the plumage have a bright metallic gloss, while the chicks are generally mottled with brownish grey.
It builds a rude nest among the reeds and flags, out of the materials which surround it, and the female lays four or five eggs of a brownish olive.
In colour it is usually brownish black above, with the nose, chin, cheeks and throat tending to whitish, and the under parts brownish chestnut; while the feet and tail are black and blackish.Advertisement
Most silver foxes have dark necks and in some the dark shade runs a quarter, half-way, or three-quarters, or even the whole length of the skin, but it is rather of a brownish hue.
The streak, or colour of the powder, is brownish or light yellow, rarely white.
The colour of the cut wood is a very light yellowish or brownish white, the hard parts of the annual rings being of a darker shade.
The eyes are red and injected; the tongue is somewhat swollen, and at first covered with a thin white fur, except at the tip and edges, but later it is dry, and the fur yellow or brownish.
The plant is a herbaceous perennial with a long, branched root-stock creeping through the mud, about 3/4 inch thick, with short joints and large brownish leaf-scars.Advertisement
Barium nitride, Ba 3 N 2, is obtained as a brownish mass by passing nitrogen over heated barium amalgam.
The wood when young is white, but old heartwood is yellow or brownish.
The most modern and the most generally accepted method is volumetric, and is based on the reaction between zinc chloride and potassium ferrocyanide, by which insoluble zinc ferrocyanide and soluble potassium chloride are formed; the presence of the slightest excess of potassium ferrocyanide is shown by a brownish tint being imparted by the solution to a drop of uranium nitrate.
Thus obtained it is a brownish solid, which readily fuses and resolidifies to a soft leaden-grey mass.
It is of a brownish colour,.Advertisement
The larva is a thick white grub with a brownish head, bearing fleshy tubercles along its side.
Considerable burns on the face or body may result from the application of sulphuric acid in the practice known as "vitriol-throwing," a brownish black eschar serving to distinguish the burns produced by this acid from those of other corrosive fluids.
In the males the horns are generally angulated, and marked by fine transverse wrinkles; their colour being greenish or brownish.
A pure-bred Southdown sheep has a small head, with a light brown or brownish grey (often mouse-coloured) face, fine bone, and a symmetrical, well-fleshed body.
When finely ground these crystals yield a brownish red powder which dissolves slowly in acids, the most effective solvent being a boiling mixture of 8 parts of sulphuric acid and 3 of water.Advertisement
Brownish cherts are found in the English Greensand; these often contain remains of sponges.
The Arabian, or Nubian, ibex (C. nubiana) is characterized by the more slender type of horn, in which the front edge is much narrower; while the Simien ibex (C. vali) of Central Abyssinia is a very large and dark-coloured animal, with the horns black instead of brownish, and bearing only slightly marked front ridges.
The fur is of fine quality, consisting of a short soft whitish grey under-fur, brown at the tips, interspersed with longer, stiffer and thicker hairs, shining, greyish at the base, bright rich brown at the points, especially on the upper-parts and outer surface of the legs; the throat, cheeks, under-parts and inner surface of the legs brownish grey throughout.
In addition to the reddish or brownish argillaceous matrix it contains fresh or decomposed crystals of volcanic minerals, such as felspar, augite, hornblende, olivine and pumiceous or palagonitic rocks.
Formerly only what exuded spontaneously was gathered; this was often of a brownish colour; but now the flow of the gum is aided by incisions cut near the root, and the product is the fine, white, flaky variety so much valued in commerce.Advertisement
Six weeks after inoculation brownish, sunken lesions were observed on the base of stems of seedlings inoculated with all anastomosis groups.
While the picture above shows the more typical brownish plumage they also have pale morphs some of which can be almost white.
They show up brownish in this enlarged scan but as they float around they appear silvery.
Beside black with a brownish tinge like me you can find dun (gray) or red also.
She was spooning a brownish looking mixture from a big stone jar into a silver tureen.Advertisement
The two bands, one at the front of thorax, the other near the top of the abdomen, are brownish yellow.
Haemosiderin, an iron-containing pigment (probably an hydrated ferrous oxide), is found in more or less loose combination with protein substances in an amorphous form as brownish or black granules.
Foxes, too, and badger are dyed a brownish black, and white hairs inserted to imitate silver fox, but the white hairs are too coarse and the colour too dense to mislead any one who knows the real article.
The verdure had thickened and its bright green stood out sharply against the brownish strips of winter rye trodden down by the cattle, and against the pale-yellow stubble of the spring buckwheat.
Brownish coolant also is a sign of problems.
The nose and the pads of the feet are a pretty brownish pink color.
Fleas defecate dried flakes of blood which look similar to dandruff but have a brownish, black or reddish appearance.
Ebony skin looks best with a brownish red and the ivory skin tones should save red lipstick for only those special occasions calling for some extra drama.
Upon close inspection it was as clear as day, a brownish yellow tinge all along the exterior surfaces of my teeth.
With your hair and eye color, aim for a brownish nude for day and deep rose or red for evening.
Viva Glam III was introduced in 2000 and is a muted brownish plum lipstick with a matte finish.
It doesn't seem exceptionally dark, but it's not gray or brownish either, which is a problem with some other brands.
Brownish red lipstick can also work, but be careful not to choose a color that is too close to the natural lip color, unless a neutral, bare look is desired.
Some brownish red shades can also tend to look orange when worn.
This line has a deep brownish red shade, called Opal that makes brown nutmeg complexions look exotic and regal.
The shades range from gold and warm cream to shimmery petal and brownish lavender; it's a unique combination that somehow just works.
However, there are also many glosses available that might work well for prom, such as MAC's neutral "Oh Baby" color, a brownish pink.
After combing the hair backward, I saw that she's got some brownish crusting on top of the spot.
With this exception the whole plant is covered with a thick, felt-like coating of pale brownish tomentum.
Meconopsis Simplicifolia - s a tuft of lance-shaped leaves, 3 to 5 inches long, slightly toothed, and covered with a short, dense, brownish pubescence.
The flowers, produced from July to September, are yellow with a brownish centre encircled by a conspicuous black ring, the centre being orange in the variety aurea.
The stems of W. macrophylla, from Mexico, are covered with short stinging hairs, bearing brownish viscid drops, which adhere to the hand like oil.
Red Velvet cake will not be bright red when you use beets, it will be a dark brownish maroon.
As it fades, it turns a brownish color and eventually the affected skin becomes dry and flaky.
In some women, this goes unnoticed, while in other women, a brownish discharge or bleeding will appear.
Another choice for a colored diamond is to actually choose one of a lower grade, which would then have a yellow or brownish tint.
Chocolate diamonds are brownish colored, a hue that occurs in 0.1% of the stones mined.
It has brownish wings with a maroon cast to them.
During this time it's normal to see light brownish scabbing.
Henna tattoos range in color from light brown to dark brownish maroon.
The colour is generally black-and-tan or brownish, the body is extremely long and cylindrical; the ears are large and pendulous, the legs broad, thick and twisted, with everted paws..
On the south coast of the same island are coarse-grained, brownish micaceous and light-coloured calcareous sandstone and marls, containing fossils, which render it probable that they are of the same age as the coal-bearing Jurassic rocks of Brora (Scotland) and the Middle Dogger of Yorkshire.
The upper parts in summer are usually brownish and the under parts white; but in winter the whole coat, in this phase of the species, turns white.
Avanturine glass, that in which numerous small particles of copper are diffused through a transparent yellowish or brownish mass, was not invented until about 1600.
The grapes are not assailed until nearly full-grown, when a brownish spot appears, which spreads over the 2 FIG.
Typical clay-marls are tenacious, soapy clays of yellowish-red or brownish colour and generally contain less than 50% of lime.
The coloration is generally sombre, but to this there are exceptions; the fruit-bats are brownish yellow or russet on the under surface; two South American species are white; Blainville's chin-leafed bat is bright orange; and the Indian painted bat (Cerivoula pieta) with its deep orange dress, spotted with black on the wing-membranes, has reminded observers of a large butterfly.
The pure salt is dissolved in hot water and decomposed with ammonia to produce a slightly ammoniacal hydrated oxide; this, when ignited in platinum, leaves pure TiO 2 in the form of brownish lumps, the specific gravity of which varies from 3.9 to 4.25, according to the temperature at which it was kept in igniting.
When freshly prepared it dissolves in cold water to form an indigocoloured solution with a brownish fluorescence of colloidal aurous oxide; it is insoluble in hot water.
The protoplast is uninucleate and vacuolate, and contains chromatophores of a brownish colour.
Apple cider vinegar that contains the Mother, such as Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar, collects sediment in the bottom of the bottle and ranges in color from an orange or yellow hue to a brownish color.
If you squeeze or pick at a pimple, it can leave behind a red or brownish mark on your skin.
If you're familiar with the appearance of those brownish patches that suddenly appear - or perhaps have been around for quite a while - then you probably have wondered at least once or twice how you can go about removing age spots.
However, the dye faded over time and often turned a brownish color.
These are distinguishable from the grey Chalk coprolites by their brownish ferruginous colour and smooth appearance.
In colour Anopheles is usually brownish or slaty, but sometimes buff, and the thorax frequently has a dark stripe on each side.