The colourproducing reagent is added and the tints compared.
The tints and hues of some of the pools are of matchless beauty.
This beautiful material presents a great diversity of tints, but a rich hyacinth red is common.
The leaves of both assume rich purple-red tints in autumn.
The bark, very dark externally, is an excellent tanning substance; the inner layers form the quercitron of commerce, used by dyers for communicating to fabrics various tints of yellow, and, with iron salts, yielding a series of brown and drab hues; the colouring property depends on a crystalline principle called quercitrin, of which it should contain about 8%.
The sensor seems to be excessively sensitive to the red or yellow tints and the background is often mottled with yellow.
reddish tints which one finds in many of our Mendip caves.
Trees blazed like giant flowers in their autumn tints.
At this period he also assumes a bridal dress, painted with blue and red tints.
coccinea, often confounded with the red oak, but with larger leaves, with long lobes ending in several acute points; they change to a brilliant scarlet with the first October frosts, giving one of the most striking of the various glowing tints that render the American forests so beautiful in autumn.
ihe great works of the Vatican are especially famous (more than 17,000 distinct tints are employed in their productions), and there are many other establishments in Rome.
There are none of the orange or reddish tints which one finds in many of our Mendip caves.
Warm flesh tints, more especially in a fair complexion are impossible out of doors, except in an evening effect.
vermilion tints block blue light at the upper end of the visible range, just short of ultra violet.
Its intensity seems due, however, in some degree at least, to the weathering of the brown fringes of the feathers which hide the more brilliant hue, and in the Atlantic islands examples are said to retain their gay tints all the year round, while throughout Europe there is scarcely a trace of them visible in autumn and winter; but, beginning to appear in spring, they reach their greatest brilliancy towards midsummer; they are never assumed by examples in confinement.
Most species are brown above and whitish beneath, but in some the lighter tints extend on to the sides, shoulders and head, communicating a coloration somewhat like that of a guinea-pig (see OcTOnoN).
The general style of coloration of orioles is gaudy yellow and black, rendering them invisible in sunlit foliage, and quite different from the more sombre hues of the friar-birds; but in the islands of Bourou, Timor and Ceram the orioles have not only assumed the tints of friar-birds in general, but in each of the islands named a species of oriole has acquired the little peculiarities in colour of plumage possessed by the friar-bird of the same locality.
The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.
Try to use it where you want smoothness and finesse and not to skimp when really you need more tints.
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Amber and vermilion tints block blue light at the upper end of the visible range, just short of ultra violet.
Different brands such as Acuvue 2 Color Opaques, and FreshLook Colors (Opaques) offer various colors and intensities of solid color tints.
Tints: Saffron offers an attractive color for hair, as well as skin tone.
Colors with different tints within the same color family are called monochromatic colors.
Jergen's Daily Glow Moisturizing Lotion gradually tints skin at a believable rate.
Gel tints need to be applied with a quick hand to avoid telltale lines.
The flowers are small, purple and white, and the unripe berries are of the same tints.
A well-known strain is that of the "Shirley Poppy," now much varied as to color, the latest gains being pretty salmon tints.
Its broadly-oval pointed leaves are of deep shining green, changing in autumn to varied tints of purple, red, and yellow.
The flowers, in finely blending tints of orange or salmon pink shaded with purple about a yellow eye, are 2 1/2 inches across and borne four or more together on stems of 2 1/2 feet.
The flowers come as narrow, slender white spikes of graceful effect from June to August, and the leaves take glowing tints of orange and crimson in the autumn.
As the color of the blossoms is so variable, the plant is known as S. variabilis, and its varieties have Latin names according to their tints.
The blue tints of the cultivated seedlings seem to be derived from the typical Spanish plant; the yellow hues may be traced to the Portuguese variety, sometimes known as I. lusitanica.
Romaneti assume purplish-red autumn tints.
It is chiefly for its graceful habit and prettily cut foliage that it is grown, though the soft red of the young shoots in spring and the crimson-purple leaf tints in autumn render it attractive through a long season.
The flowers are small, greenish, and scanty, but the autumn tints of well-grown plants are gorgeous, and the stems themselves take on a bright ruddiness which is retained all winter and makes a pretty feature at that season.
In autumn the foliage assumes fine tints of crimson-purple and yellow, and it reaches a height of 10 or more feet in three years from the seed.
In the best forms the leaves assume rich tints of purplish red red and crimson.
Nymphaea Alba Aurora - So named from its changing tints, which vary from a pale rosy-yellow on opening, to orange or reddish tones on the third day, different plants showing much variation in depth of color.
Each type comes in a variety of tints, colors and offers UV protection.
There are a variety of organic dyes and tints in the vivid colors that you love for futon covers.
Any extras you wish to add, such as tints, lighter-weight lenses, and protective coatings will cost extra.
They have a wide range of frame shapes and lens tints to keep even the most discerning of consumers happy.
Kroop.com has goggles in various frame colors and tints.
These tints are broken down into varying degrees of color intensity within each category (green, brown and grey).
Lens finishes also vary greatly, from subtle tints to deep black for those who wish to conceal themselves.
Lenses: The clear glass, plastic, or polycarbonate eyeglass parts that holds the prescription; they may have tints or special coatings.
You can get tints, UV protection, scratch resistance, and anti-reflective coatings.
They come in various materials, styles and tints.
The color of the lenses also varies from a pleasing pinkish hue, to dark tints.
You may not be able to find goggles with your prescription intact right away, but it isn't difficult to remove the lenses and have new ones with tints and/or vision correction put in.
Finally, the Motion line works for both men and women, offering a wide array of frames and lens tints.
Large, oversized plastic frames with basic colored lenses in solid or gradient tints.
The lenses are ANSI Z87.1 approved and come in a set of four easily interchangeable lens tints for varying light conditions and outdoor activities (smoke, clear, yellow, and orange).
The lens colors are also quite extensive at Maui, as customers have the option to choose from a myriad of tints, each of which can be sport specific.
In light of this fact, you can find tints that are light green, violet, and blue.
They may offer you a selection of tints to choose from.
A wide range of lens colours is available, along with gradient tints.
A variety of tints are available for prescription sunglass lenses.
They are available in various diopters and some even have tints available.
A variety of interchangeable lens of different colors or tints, or photochromic lenses that can adapt to different degrees of lighting.
Speaking of maximum comfort and clarity, did you know that different lens tints are used for different conditions?
Orange, amber, and rose tints, for example, work well for snow sports because they offer a high level of contrast.
Multiple lens colors including pink, olive, brown, wine, blue, and gray available in a range of different darkness tints.
The optical lab then tints your lenses as you wish--from a gradient that starts darker on top and gets lighter toward the bottom (great for simultaneous map reading and driving), to one solid color in any depth.
Lenses are also limitless, especially because you could potentially have them made any way you'd like, with special mirror coatings, tints, or anti-reflective properties.
Contact lenses also come in a variety of tints.
These include a wide range of hair colors, hair tints, and lighteners -- all designed to create head-turning looks.
In general, men tend to develop gray tints sooner than women.
Blocking a certain color can provide greater eye protection, and in some cases even sharpens contrast, making it easier for you to see, and so different tints are used for different situations.
Unlike diamonds, moissanite is rarely perfectly colorless, and may exhibit faint green, gray, or yellow tints, especially in larger stones.
Sage Gold: Slight green tints are unusual and elegant for in this precious metal.
Because of the color's darker hue and less effeminate tints, it is also favored for men's engagement rings.
Because of the limited supply of champagne tints, couples need to be vigilant in finding a true champagne stone rather than one that has been artificially treated to enhance its color.
He also discusses organic pigments which produce brilliant colors and strong tints.
You can play with colors in many more ways than the color wheel suggests when you use beads that are all in the same value area, all tints, all pure colors, or all similar hues.
The iris is in most young birds at first brown or dull-coloured, but with maturity attains often very bright tints which add considerably to the charm of the bird; sexual dimorphism is in this respect of common occurrence.
The deeper tints are, however, peculiar to the nuptial plumage, or are only to be faintly traced at other times, so that in winter the adults - and the young always - have a much plainer appearance, ashy-grey and white being almost the only hues observable.
In the following year he discovered rhodium; and at about the same time Smithson Tennant added two more to the list - iridium and osmium; the former was so named from the changing tints of its oxides (ipcs, rainbow), and the latter from the odour of its oxide (ovµA, smell).
The general procedure is to make a series of standard solutions containing definite quantities of the substance which it is desired to estimate; such a series will exhibit tints which deepen as the quantity of the substance is increased.
The first of these methods yields a hypsographical, or - if the sea-bottom be included, in which case all contours are referred to a common datum line - a bathy hypsographical map. Carl Ritter, in 1806, employed graduated tints, increasing in lightness on proceeding from the lowlands to the highlands; while General F.
von Hauslab, director of the Austrian Surveys, in 1842, advised that the darkest tints should be allotted to the highlands, so that they might not obscure details in the densely peopled plains.
Thus Horsell, who was the first to introduce tints the ground, however, was made until towards the close of the 18th century, when horizontal contours and hachures regulated according to the angle of inclination of all slopes, were adopted.
Penck on a scale of 1: i,000,000, which has been undertaken by the leading governments of the world, the ground is shown by contours at intervals of ioo metres (to be increased to 200 and Soo metres in mountainous districts); the strata are in graded tints, viz.
blue for the sea, green for lowlands up to 300 metres, yellow between 300 and Soo metres, brown up to 2000 metres, and reddish tints beyond that height.
Carla, compiled a contoured map of France (1791), and it only needed the introduction of graduated tints between these contours to secure a graphic picture of the features of the ground.
In the Atlantic Monthly, in 1862, appeared " Walking," " Autumn Tints " and " Wild_Apples "; in 1863, " Night and Moonlight."
The manakins are nearly all birds of gay appearance, generally exhibiting rich tints of blue, crimson, scarlet, orange or yellow in combination with chestnut, deep black, black and white, or olive green; and among their most obvious characteristics are their short bill and feeble feet, of which the outer toe is united to the middle toe for a good part of its length.
The dull green was followed successively by amber, white opal, blue opal, straw opal, sea-green, horn colour and various pale tints of soda-lime glass, ranging from yellow to blue.
Nowhere is the region of eternal snow reached, and masses of foliage enhance the gentle aspect of the scenery and glorify it in autumn with tints of striking brilliancy.
The spectacles most admired by all classes are the tints of the foliage in autumn andthegloryof flowering trees in the spring.
Most Japanese decorative designs consist of natural objects, treated sometimes in a more 1~hi0 or less conventional manner, but always distinguished by delicacy of touch, graceful freedom of conception and delightfully harmonized tints.
In the eyes of a Chinese connoisseur, no blue-and-white porcelain worthy of consideration exists, or ever has existed, except the kai-pien-yao, with its imponderable pdle, its wax-like surface, and its rich, glowing blue, entirely free from superficiality or garishness and broken into a thousand tints by the microscopic crackle of the glaze.
The difficulty of obtaining clear, rich tints was nearly prohibitive, and though success, when achieved, seemed to justify the effort, this class of ware never received much attention in Japan.
One species which is extremely common (Pelamis bicolor), and which is easily recognized by the black colour of its upper and the yellowish tints of its lower parts (both colours being sharply defined), has extended its range W.
The spines are variously coloured, white and yellow tints predominating, and from the symmetrical arrangement of the areolae or tufts of spines they are very pretty objects, and are hence frequently kept in drawing-room plant cases.
The colour of sea-water as it is seen on board ship is most readily determined by comparison with the tints of Forel's xanthometer or colour scale, which consists of a series of glass tubes fixed like the rungs of a ladder in a frame and filled with a mixture of blue and yellow liquids in varying proportions.
The colours range from deep black to pure white, passing through chestnut or bay, and many tints of brown or ashy-grey, while often the feathers are more or less closely barred with some darker shade, and the black is very frequently glossed with violet, blue or green - or, in addition, spangled with white grey or gold-colour.
nearly a foot long, affording a striking contrast to the dark metallic tints of the rest of its plumage.
Sapphire is widely distributed through the gold-bearing drifts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, but the blue colour of the Australian stones is usually dark, and it is notable that green tints are not infrequent.
They display much variety of colour, and exhibit peculiar brilliancy when cut, but are often of pale tints.
Northern and eastern Europe is inhabited by a larger form (P. major), which differs in nothing but size and more vivid tints from that which is common in the British Isles and western Europe.
teydea) - all of which, while possessing the general appearance of the European bird, are clothed in soberer tints.'
The variegated plumage of the Snipe is subject to no inconsiderable variation, especially in the extent of dark markings on the belly, flanks, and axillaries, while examples are occasionally seen in which no trace of white, and hardly any of buff or grey, is visible, the place of these tints being taken by several shades of chocolate-brown.
In other species of the genus, 14 to 17 in number, the bill is mostly particoloured - green, yellow, red, chestnut, blue and black variously combining so as often to form a ready diagnosis; but some of these tints are very fleeting and often leave little or no trace after death.
They seem also never to walk or run when on the ground, but always to hop. The bodyfeathers are commonly loose and soft; and, gaily coloured as are most of the species, in few of them has the plumage the metallic glossiness it generally presents in the pies, while the proverbial beauty of the "jay's wing" is due to the vivid tints of blue - turquoise and cobalt, heightened by bars of jet-black, an indication of the same style of ornament being observable in the greater FIG.
In this bird and its many allied forms, coloration, though almost confined to various tints of blue, seems to reach its climax, but want of space forbids more particular notice of them, or of the members of the other genera Cyanocitta, Cyanocorax, Xanthura, Psilorhinus, and more, which inhabit various parts of the Western continent.
Absolutely colourless stones are not so common as cloudy and faintly coloured specimens; the usual tints are grey, brown, yellow or white; and as rarities, red, green, blue and black stones have been found.
Some diamonds are more phosphorescent than others, and different faces of a crystal may display different tints.
In doing so they frequently change colour, and hence arise the beautiful and varied tints of the autumnal foliage.
The brown tints often seen in glazed objects are almost always the result of the decomposition of green glazes containing iron.
The brilliancy and fair light scale of his tints is constantly remarkable, combined with a free use of gilding; this conduces materially to that celestial character which so pre-eminently distinguishes his pictured visions of the divine persons, the hierarchy of heaven and the glory of the redeemed.
Their glowing hues, are, however, speedily lost by examples which may be kept in confinement, and are replaced by a dull orange, or in some cases by a bright golden-yellow, and specimens have, though rarely, occurred in a wild state exhibiting the same tints.
The black pine, P. austriaca, generally now regarded as a variety of P. Laricio, derives its name from the extreme depth of its foliage tints - the sharp, rigid, rather long leaves of a dark green hue giving a sombre aspect to the tree.
COCHINEAL, a natural dye-stuff used for the production of scarlet, crimson, orange and other tints, and for the preparation of lake and carmine.
The famous Pictured Rocks in Alger county on the lake shore, east of Munising, form the west portion of this north range; they are of sandstone formation, extend for several miles along the coast, rise almost perpendicularly from the water's edge, and display an interesting diversity of shapes as well as a great variety of tints and hues, especially of gray, blue, green and yellow.
About as big as a crow, its plumage exhibits the blended tints of chocolate-colour and grey, barred and pencilled with dark-brown or black, and spotted in places with white, that prevail in the two families just named.
Any attempt to classify examples by their colours fails, for, while at some periods the particular tints employed in certain chanceries may have been selected with a view to marking the character of the documents so sealed, such practice was not consistently followed.
The African golden-moles (Chrysochloris), the desmans or water-moles (Myogale), and the West African Potamogale velox, are remarkable as being the only mammals whose hair reflects those iridescent tints so common in the feathers of tropical birds.
While the price of the finest tints of rose pink may range from go to £1 20 per oz., ordinary red-coloured small pieces sell for about £2 per oz., and the small fragments called collette, used for children's necklaces, cost about 5s.
None of the Petrels are endowed with any brilliant colouring - sootyblack, grey of various tints (one of which is often called "blue"), and white being the only hues the plumage exhibits.
flesh tints, more especially in a fair complexion are impossible out of doors, except in an evening effect.
PANTONE tints removes the guesswork by displaying printed samples of eight tints per color from 10% to 80% .
Gradually the tints became paler; shades of soft pink just tinged the far-off clouds, and a delicate lilac fell on the waters.
skimp when really you need more tints.
The lenses are available in different tints, which are appropriate for different types of work environments.
The qualities of the new Chinese schools were essentially those of the older dynasties: breadth, simplicity, a daringly calligraphic play of brush that strongly recalled the accomplishments of the famous scribes, anti a coloring that varied between sparing washes of flat local tints and a strength and brilliancy of decorative effort that rivalled even that of the Buddhist pictures.
If in the best specimens exquisite modelling, wonderful accuracy of finish and pates of interesting tints are found, such pieces are, none the less, stamped prominently with the character of utensils rather than with that of works of art.
From this period date most of the specimens best known outside Japan cleverly modelled figures of mythological beings and animals covered with lustrous variegated glazes, the general colors being grey or buff, with tints of green, chocolate, brown and sometimes blue.
The Imari ware, even though its thick biscuit and generally ungraceful shapes be omitted from the account, shows no enamels that can rival the exquisitely soft, broken tints of the famille rose; and the Kakiemon porcelain, for all its rich though chaste contrasts, lacks the delicate transmitted tints of the shell-like kwan-yao.
In beauty and variety of pattern and color the autumnal tints are unsurpassed.
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