azure

Definitions:

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  • A bright blue, as of a clear sky.
  • The color blue.
  • The blue sky.
  • To color blue.
  • Lapis lazuli.
  • The fine blue color of the sky: as, “her eyes a bashful <em>azure</em>,”
  • A name formerly applied to several sky-colored or blue pigments, but now used for cobalt blue (which see, under <internalXref urlencoded="blue">blue</internalXref>).
  • The sky, or blue vault of heaven.
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, the tincture blue, which in uncolored drawings or engravings is represented by shading in horizontal lines. Often abbreviated to <internalXref urlencoded="az">az</internalXref>.
  • Resembling the clear blue color of the sky; sky-blue.
  • To color blue.
  • The lapis lazuli.
  • The clear blue color of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this color.
  • The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.
  • A blue color, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
  • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
  • the lapis lazuli; also, the lazulite.
  • A <xref>blue</xref> colour on a <xref>coat of arms</xref>, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
  • The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour.
  • The unclouded sky; the blue vault above.
  • <xref>Lapis lazuli</xref>.
  • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; <xref>cerulean</xref>; also, <xref>cloudless</xref>.
  • In <xref>blazon</xref>, of the colour blue.
  • To <xref>colour</xref> <xref>blue</xref>.
  • a light shade of blue
  • of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky
  • color azure
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