Denizione di  yellow - dizionario di inglese del sito - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua yellow



yellow (third-person singular simple present yellows, present participle yellowing, simple past and past participle yellowed)

  1. To become yellow or more yellow.
  2. To cause to become yellow or more yellow.

Wikipedia yellow (plural yellows)

  1. The colour of gold or butter; the colour obtained by mixing green and red light, or by subtracting blue from white light.
  2. (US) The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, the illumination of which indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
  3. (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 2 points.
  4. (pocket billiards) One of two groups of object balls, or a ball from that group, as used in the principally British version of pool that makes use of unnumbered balls (the (yellow[s] and red[s]); contrast stripes and solids in the originally American version with numbered balls).
  5. (sports) yellow card
    • 2011 April 15, Saj Chowdhury, “Norwich 2 - 1 Nottm Forest”, BBC Sport:
      Andrew Surman fired in what proved to be a 37th-minute winner before Forests Paul Konchesky saw red late on. That second yellow for the loan signing came in stoppage time and did not affect the outcome of a game which Norwich dominated.

yellow (comparative yellower, superlative yellowest)

  1. Having yellow as its colour.
    • 1911, J. Milton Hayes, ""The green eye of the little yellow god,""
      Theres a one-eyed yellow idol / To the north of Kathmandu; / Theres a little marble cross below the town; / And a brokenhearted woman / Tends the grave of Mad Carew, / While the yellow god for ever gazes down.
  2. (informal) Lacking courage.
  3. (publishing, journalism) Characterized by sensationalism, lurid content, and doubtful accuracy.
    • 2004, Doreen Carvajal, ""Photo edict muffles gossipy press,"" International Herald Tribune, 4 Oct. (retrieved 29 July 2008),
      The denizens of the gossipy world of the pink press, purple prose and yellow tabloids are shivering over disputed photographs of Princess Caroline of Monaco.
  4. (chiefly derogatory and offensive) Chinese (relating to Chinese people).

Definizione italiano>inglese yellow

  having yellow as its colour
  Color evoked by light that stimulates both the long and medium-wavelength cone cells of the retina about equally, but does not significantly stimulate the short-wavelength cone cells.
  having yellow as its colour
  lacking courage
  to cause to become yellow or more yellow
  to become yellow or more yellow
giàllu -jàllo

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

giallo |gialla |codardo |ingiallire |ingiallirsi |fifone |geloso |ghjiàllu |giàllu -jàllo |ingiallito |itterico |jàllu |pusillanime |vile |

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