a pill of blue mass, used in medicine chiefly as a cathartic.
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a plate, often decorated with a blue willow pattern, divided by ridges into sections for holding apart several kinds of food. Also called blue plate special. a specially priced main course, as of meat and vegetables, listed as an item on a menu, especially in an inexpensive restaurant. Historical Examples The Third Little Pet Book, […]
a Siamese cat having a light-colored body and darker, bluish-gray points. Historical Examples The Red One Jack London
a large shark, Isuropsis mako, having a blue-colored back and pointed snout, found in Australian waters where it is prized for sportfishing. noun a large shark, Isuropsis mako, of Australian coastal waters, having a blue back and pointed snout
a process of photographic printing, used chiefly in copying architectural and mechanical drawings, which produces a white line on a blue background. a print made by this process. a detailed outline or plan of action: a blueprint for success. to make a blueprint of or for. Contemporary Examples Rapists, Beware: Detroit Prosecutor IDs 21 Attackers […]