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English for Specific Purposes World (ESP World)

English for Specific Purposes World

ISSN 1682-3257

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The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between red and yellow with wavelengths of approximately 590 to 630 nanometers; any of a group of colours between red and yellow in hue, of medium lightness and moderate saturation.

amber                           having an orangish hue

apricot                         a moderate, light, or strong orange to strong orange yellow

bisque                          a. a pale orange-yellow to yellowish grey
b. a colour ranging in various industries from moderate yellowish pink to greyish yellow

bittersweet                  a dark to deep reddish orange

brass(y)                       having an orangish hue

buff                              a pale, light, or moderate yellowish pink to yellow, including moderate orange yellow to light yellowish brown

burnt sienna               a dark reddish orange

carroty                         bright reddish or yellowish orange in colour

champagne                 a pale orange yellow to greyish yellow or yellowish grey

copper                         having an orangish hue

coral                             a deep or strong pink to moderate red or reddish orange

cupreous                     having an orangish hue

flamingo                      a moderate reddish orange

gold                              having an orangish hue

madder                         a medium to strong red or reddish orange

maize                            a light yellow to moderate orange yellow

marigold                      having an orangish hue

marmalade                   having an orangish hue

nasturtium                   a brilliant orange yellow

ocher (ochre)              a moderate orange yellow, from moderate or deep orange to moderate or strong yellow

or                                  gold, represented in heraldic engraving by a white field sprinkled with small dots

paprika                         a dark to deep or vivid reddish orange

peach                           a light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange

poppy                          a vivid red to reddish orange

pumpkin                      a moderate to strong orange

raw sienna                   a brownish orange to light brown

rufous                          strong yellowish pink to moderate orange; reddish

saffron                         a moderate or strong orange yellow to moderate orange

salmon                         a moderate, light, or strong yellowish pink to a moderate reddish orange or light orange

scarlet                          a strong to vivid red or reddish orange

sorrel                            a brownish orange to light brown

sunflower                    a brilliant yellow to strong or vivid orange yellow

tan                                a light or moderate yellowish brown to brownish orange

tangerine                     a strong reddish orange to strong or vivid orange

tawny                           a light brown to brownish orange

tenné                            having an orangish hue

Titian                           a brownish orange

vermil(l)ion                  a vivid red to reddish orange, in this sense, also called Chinese red, cinnabar


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