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Greenness

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Noun

1. greenness, verdancy, verdure

the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation

2. greenness

the state of not being ripe

3. green, greenness, viridity

green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Greenness

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noun
1. 
any of a group of colours, such as that of fresh grass, that lie between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum in the wavelength range 575–500 nanometres. Green is the complementary colour of magenta and with red and blue forms a set of primary colours
▶ Related adjective: verdant
2. 
a dye or pigment of or producing these colours
3. 
something of the colour green
4. 
a small area of grassland, esp in the centre of a village
5. 
an area of ground used for a purpose
a putting green
6. (plural)
a. 
the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
b. 
freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
7. (sometimes capital)
a person, esp a politician, who supports environmentalist issues (see sense 13)
8. slang
money
9. slang
marijuana of low quality
10. (plural) vulgar, slang
sexual intercourse
adjective
11. 
of the colour green
12. 
greenish in colour or having parts or marks that are greenish
a green monkey
13. (sometimes capital)
concerned with or relating to conservation of the world's natural resources and improvement of the environment
green policies
the green consumer
14. 
vigorous; not faded
a green old age
15. 
envious or jealous
16. 
immature, unsophisticated, or gullible
17. 
characterized by foliage or green plants
a green wood
a green salad
18. 
fresh, raw, or unripe
green bananas
19. 
unhealthily pale in appearance
he was green after his boat trip
20. 
denoting a unit of account that is adjusted in accordance with fluctuations between the currencies of the EU nations and is used to make payments to agricultural producers within the EU
green pound
21. 
(of pottery) not fired
22. 
(of meat) not smoked or cured; unprocessed
green bacon
23. metallurgy
(of a product, such as a sand mould or cermet) compacted but not yet fired; ready for firing
24. 
(of timber) freshly felled; not dried or seasoned
25. 
(of concrete) not having matured to design strength
verb
26. 
to make or become green
noun
1. 
Henry, real name Henry Vincent Yorke. 1905–73, British novelist: author of Living (1929), Loving (1945), and Back (1946)
2. 
John Richard. 1837–83, British historian; author of A Short History of the English People (1874)
3. 
T(homas) H(ill). 1836–82, British idealist philosopher. His chief work, Prolegomena to Ethics, was unfinished at his death

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Greenness

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1. 
Henry(pseud. of Henry Vincent Yorke) 1905-73; Eng. novelist
2. 
John Richard1837-83; Eng. historian
3. 
Paul (Eliot)1894-1981; U.S. playwright
4. 
William1873-1952; U.S. labor leader
river flowing from W Wyo. south into the Colorado River in SE Utah: 730 mi (1,175 km)
adjective
1. 
of the color that is characteristic of growing grass
2. 
a. 
overspread with or characterized by green plants or foliage
a green field
b. 
made of green-leaved vegetables
green salad
3. 
keeping the green grass of summer; without snow; mild
a green December
4. 
sickly or bilious, as from illness, fear, etc.
5. 
a. 
flourishing; active
to keep someone's memory green
b. 
of the time of one's youth
the green years
6. 
not mature; unripe
green bananas
7. 
not trained; inexperienced
8. 
easily led or deceived; simple; naive
9. 
not dried, seasoned, or cured; unprocessed
green lumber
10. 
fresh; new
11. 
a.  [often G-]
of, relating to, or advocating ecological awareness, the preservation of natural resources, etc.
green politics
b.  [usually G-]
designating or of a political party or movement having these goals
12.  Informal
jealous
noun
13. 
the color of growing grass; any color between blue and yellow in the spectrum: green can be produced by blending blue and yellow pigments
14. 
any green pigment or dye
15. 
anything colored green, as clothing
16.  [pl.]
green leaves, branches, etc., used for ornamentation
17.  [pl.]
green leafy plants or vegetables eaten cooked or raw, as spinach, lettuce, etc.
18. 
an area of smooth turf set aside for special purposes
a village green
19.  [usually G-]
an environmentalist; specif., a member of an environmentalist political party
20.  US, Slang
money, esp. paper money
chiefly in long green and folding green
21.  Golf
the plot of carefully tended turf immediately surrounding each of the holes to facilitate putting
verb transitive, verb intransitive
22. 
to make or become green

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Greenness

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n.
1. The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue is that of the emerald or somewhat less yellow than that of growing grass; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
2. Something green in color.
3. greens Green growth or foliage, especially:
a. The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.
b. The leaves of certain plants eaten as vegetables.
4. A grassy lawn or plot, especially:
a. A grassy area located usually at the center of a city or town and set aside for common use; a common.
b. Sports A putting green.
5. greens A green uniform: "a young ... sergeant in dress greens" (Nelson DeMille).
6. Slang Money.
7. Green A supporter of a social and political movement that espouses global environmental protection, bioregionalism, social responsibility, and nonviolence.
adj. green·er, green·est
1. Of the color green.
2.
a. Abounding in or covered with green growth or foliage: the green woods.
b. Made with green or leafy vegetables: a green salad.
c. Characterized by mild or temperate weather: a green climate.
3.
a. Not mature or ripe: green tomatoes.
b. Not grown up; young: still at a green age.
c. Vigorous or robust: keeping one's memory green.
d. Lacking training or experience. See Synonyms at young.
e. Lacking sophistication or worldly experience; naive.
f. Easily duped or deceived; gullible.
4. Not yet fully processed, especially:
a. Not dried or aged: green wood.
b. Not cured or tanned: green pelts.
5.
a. Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others: green technology; recyclable green products.
b. Favoring or supporting environmentalism: green legislators who strengthened pollution controls.
6.
a. Having a sickly or unhealthy appearance.
b. Envious or jealous.
7. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.
v. greened, green·ing, greens
v.intr.
To become green: The rains came, and the grass greened.
v.tr.
1. To make green: Grass greened the hills.
2. To design or organize so as to be beneficial or less harmful to the environment, especially in reducing the amount of pollution created: efforts to green the economy.

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