1. green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass;
[syn: green, greenness, viridity]
2. a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area;
- Example: "they went for a walk in the park"
[syn: park, commons, common, green]
3. United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952);
[syn: Green, William Green]
4. an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party;
5. a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River;
[syn: Green, Green River]
6. an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course;
- Example: "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
[syn: green, putting green, putting surface]
7. any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables;
[syn: greens, green, leafy vegetable]
8. street names for ketamine;
[syn: K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C]
1. turn or become green;
- Example: "The trees are greening"
1. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass;
- Example: "a green tree"
- Example: "green fields"
- Example: "green paint"
[syn: green, greenish, light-green, dark-green]
2. concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party;
3. not fully developed or mature; not ripe;
- Example: "unripe fruit"
- Example: "fried green tomatoes"
- Example: "green wood"
[syn: green, unripe, unripened, immature]
4. looking pale and unhealthy;
- Example: "you're looking green"
- Example: "green around the gills"
5. naive and easily deceived or tricked;
- Example: "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
[syn: fleeceable, green, gullible]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), a. [Compar. Greener (gr[=e]n"[~e]r); superl. Greenest.] [OE. grene, AS. gr[=e]ne; akin to D. groen, OS. gr[=o]ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr["u]n, Dan. & Sw. gr["o]n, Icel. gr[ae]nn; fr. the root of E. grow. See Grow.] 1. Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a sickly color; wan. [1913 Webster] To look so green and pale. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Full of life and vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound. [1913 Webster] As valid against such an old and beneficent government as against . . . the greenest usurpation. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 4. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. Not roasted; half raw. [R.] [1913 Webster] We say the meat is green when half roasted. --L. Watts. [1913 Webster] 6. Immature in age, judgment, or experience; inexperienced; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment. [1913 Webster] I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my gray hairs. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 7. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 8. (Politics) Concerned especially with protection of the enviroment; -- of political parties and political philosophies; as, the European green parties. [PJC] Green brier (Bot.), a thorny climbing shrub (Emilaz rotundifolia) having a yellowish green stem and thick leaves, with small clusters of flowers, common in the United States; -- called also cat brier. Green con (Zool.), the pollock. Green crab (Zool.), an edible, shore crab (Carcinus menas) of Europe and America; -- in New England locally named joe-rocker. Green crop, a crop used for food while in a growing or unripe state, as distingushed from a grain crop, root crop, etc. Green diallage. (Min.) (a) Diallage, a variety of pyroxene. (b) Smaragdite. Green dragon (Bot.), a North American herbaceous plant (Aris[ae]ma Dracontium), resembling the Indian turnip; -- called also dragon root. Green earth (Min.), a variety of glauconite, found in cavities in amygdaloid and other eruptive rock, and used as a pigment by artists; -- called also mountain green. Green ebony. (a) A south American tree (Jacaranda ovalifolia), having a greenish wood, used for rulers, turned and inlaid work, and in dyeing. (b) The West Indian green ebony. See Ebony. Green fire (Pyrotech.), a composition which burns with a green flame. It consists of sulphur and potassium chlorate, with some salt of barium (usually the nitrate), to which the color of the flame is due. Green fly (Zool.), any green species of plant lice or aphids, esp. those that infest greenhouse plants. Green gage, (Bot.) See Greengage, in the Vocabulary. Green gland (Zool.), one of a pair of large green glands in Crustacea, supposed to serve as kidneys. They have their outlets at the bases of the larger antenn[ae]. Green hand, a novice. [Colloq.] Green heart (Bot.), the wood of a lauraceous tree found in the West Indies and in South America, used for shipbuilding or turnery. The green heart of Jamaica and Guiana is the Nectandra Rodi[oe]i, that of Martinique is the Colubrina ferruginosa. Green iron ore (Min.) dufrenite. Green laver (Bot.), an edible seaweed (Ulva latissima); -- called also green sloke. Green lead ore (Min.), pyromorphite. Green linnet (Zool.), the greenfinch. Green looper (Zool.), the cankerworm. Green marble (Min.), serpentine. Green mineral, a carbonate of copper, used as a pigment. See Greengill. Green monkey (Zool.) a West African long-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus callitrichus), very commonly tamed, and trained to perform tricks. It was introduced into the West Indies early in the last century, and has become very abundant there. Green salt of Magnus (Old Chem.), a dark green crystalline salt, consisting of ammonia united with certain chlorides of platinum. Green sand (Founding) molding sand used for a mold while slightly damp, and not dried before the cast is made. Green sea (Naut.), a wave that breaks in a solid mass on a vessel's deck. Green sickness (Med.), chlorosis. Green snake (Zool.), one of two harmless American snakes (Cyclophis vernalis, and C. [ae]stivus). They are bright green in color. Green turtle (Zool.), an edible marine turtle. See Turtle. Green vitriol. (a) (Chem.) Sulphate of iron; a light green crystalline substance, very extensively used in the preparation of inks, dyes, mordants, etc. (b) (Min.) Same as copperas, melanterite and sulphate of iron. Green ware, articles of pottery molded and shaped, but not yet baked. Green woodpecker (Zool.), a common European woodpecker (Picus viridis); -- called also yaffle. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), n. 1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue. [1913 Webster] 2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green. [1913 Webster] O'er the smooth enameled green. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural. [1913 Webster] In that soft season when descending showers Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food. [1913 Webster] 5. Any substance or pigment of a green color. [1913 Webster] Alkali green (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald green; -- called also Helvetia green. Berlin green. (Chem.) See under Berlin. Brilliant green (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald green in composition. Brunswick green, an oxychloride of copper. Chrome green. See under Chrome. Emerald green. (Chem.) (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green, acid green, malachite green, Victoria green, solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate. (b) See Paris green (below). Gaignet's green (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially of a basic hydrate of chromium. Methyl green (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff, obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow luster; -- called also light-green. Mineral green. See under Mineral. Mountain green. See Green earth, under Green, a. Paris green (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green, imperial green, Vienna green, emerald qreen, and mitis green. Scheele's green (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called also Swedish green. It may enter into various pigments called parrot green, pickel green, Brunswick green, nereid green, or emerald green. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Green \Green\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Greened (great): p. pr. & vb. n. Greening.] To make green. [1913 Webster] Great spring before Greened all the year. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Green \Green\, v. i. To become or grow green. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] By greening slope and singing flood. --Whittier. [1913 Webster]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (17 December 2009):
A language proposed by Cii Honeywell-Bull to meet the DoD Ironman requirements which led to Ada. This language won in 1979. ["On the GREEN Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):16-21 (Oct 1978)]. (1994-12-02)U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Green, KS (city, FIPS 28425) Location: 39.43027 N, 96.99997 W Population (1990): 150 (64 housing units) Area: 0.5 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 67447 Green, OH (village, FIPS 31664) Location: 40.94765 N, 81.48648 W Population (1990): 3553 (1236 housing units) Area: 7.9 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Green, OR (CDP, FIPS 30750) Location: 43.14921 N, 123.38222 W Population (1990): 5076 (1807 housing units) Area: 14.5 sq km (land), 0.4 sq km (water)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
292 Moby Thesaurus words for "green": Astroturf, a novice at, a stranger to, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acescent, adolescent, aestival, alive, amateur, amateurish, artificial turf, artless, at half cock, awkward, befoolable, beryl-green, berylline, blankminded, blooming, blue-green, bluish-green, blunt, boodle, bowling green, brass, bread, bucks, budding, cabbage, callow, chartreuse, chips, chloranemia, chloranemic, chloremia, chlorine, chlorophyll, chlorosis, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, common, conservationist, crab, crabbed, cullible, deceivable, deludable, dewy, dinero, distrustful, dough, dry, dumb, dupable, easy, eidetic, emerald, empty, empty-headed, enduring, envious, environmental, environmentalist, ever-new, evergreen, exploitable, fairway, firsthand, fledgling, flush, flushed, foliaged, foolable, fresh, fresh as April, gauche, gelt, gilt, glaucescence, glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous-green, glaucousness, golf course, golf links, grassland, grassplot, grassy, grease, green as grass, green stuff, green with jealousy, green-blue, green-eyed, greenish, greenish-blue, greenish-yellow, greenishness, greenness, greensick, greensickness, greenyard, groping, grounds, growing, gullible, half-baked, half-cocked, half-grown, hoaxable, holly, hoodwinkable, horn-mad, humbugable, ignorant, ill-digested, immature, impubic, inane, inexperienced, inexpert, infant, ingenuous, innocent, intact, invidious, ivy, ivy-green, jack, jaundice-eyed, jaundiced, jealous, juicy, juvenile, kale, kept in remembrance, know-nothing, lasting, lawn, leafy, leaved, maiden, maidenly, mazuma, minor, moolah, mopus, naive, neoteric, nescient, nestling, new, new to, new-fledged, oil of palms, ointment, olivaceous, olive, olive-green, oof, ooftish, original, park, patinate, patinize, persuadable, pickled, pink, plaza, porraceous, preservationist, pristine, pungent, putting green, raw, recalled, recollected, remembered, retained, rhino, ripening, rocks, rosy, rosy-cheeked, ruddy, rural, sappy, sec, seduceable, sempervirent, shekels, simoleons, simple, smaragdine, soft, sour, sour as vinegar, soured, sourish, spondulics, springlike, square, strange to, sugar, summerlike, summery, suspicious, sward, tart, tartish, tender, tentative, the needful, tin, unaccustomed to, unacquainted, unacquainted with, unadult, unapprized, unbeaten, uncomprehending, unconversant, unconversant with, underage, underripe, undeveloped, unenlightened, unexperienced, unfamiliar, unfamiliar with, unfledged, unforgotten, unformed, ungrown, unhandled, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, uninitiated in, unintelligent, unknowing, unlicked, unmatured, unmellowed, unposted, unpracticed, unpracticed in, unripe, unseasoned, unskilled, unskilled in, unsophisticated, unsure, unsweet, unsweetened, untested, untouched, untrained, untried, untrodden, unused, unused to, unversed, unversed in, vacuous, verdancy, verdant, verdigris, verdure, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert, victimizable, village green, vinegarish, vinegary, virescence, virescent, virgin, virginal, viridity, vivid, wampum, yellow, yellow-eyed, yellowish-green, young, youthful