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Definition of "redness" []

  • Any of a group of colours, such as that of a ripe tomato or fresh blood, that lie at one end of the visible spectrum, next to orange, and are perceived by the eye when light in the approximate wavelength range 740–620 nanometres falls on the retina. Red is the complementary colour of cyan and forms a set of primary colours with blue and green (noun)
  • A pigment or dye of or producing these colours (noun)
  • Red cloth or clothing (noun)
  • A red ball in snooker, billiards, etc (noun)
  • (in roulette and other gambling games) one of two colours on which players may place even bets, the other being black (noun)
  • A red ring on a target, between the blue and the gold, scoring seven points (noun)
  • Of the colour red (adjective)
  • Reddish in colour or having parts or marks that are reddish (adjective)
  • Having the face temporarily suffused with blood, being a sign of anger, shame, etc (adjective)
  • (of the complexion) rosy; florid (adjective)
  • (of the eyes) bloodshot (adjective)
  • (of the hands) stained with blood, as after committing murder (adjective)
  • Bloody or violent (adjective)
  • (of wine) made from black grapes and coloured by their skins (adjective)
  • Denoting the highest degree of urgency in an emergency; used by the police and the army and informally (esp in the phrase red alert) (adjective)
  • Relating to, supporting, or representing the Republican Party (adjective)
  • The quality of being red in color. (noun)

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  • A red discoloration. (noun)

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Use "redness" in a sentence
  • "He was at one and the same instant all modern, all imminently primitive, capable of fighting in redness of tooth and claw, desirous of remaining modern for as long as he could with his will master the study of ebon black of skin and dazzling white of decoration that confronted him."
  • "Redness causes redness is not the equivalent of "certain features of life are best explained with reference to the purposeful arrangement of parts.""
  • "Of course, just as results from laser treatments vary from patient to patient, there can also be pain associated with certain treatments, as well as possible side affects, including short-term redness, burning and even hyper-pigmentation."