blues, the A state of melancholy; depression (1830s+) A usually slow style of singing, guitar-playing, and jazz originally reflecting in its melancholy and resignation the special plight of black people and the general vicissitudes of life and love; esp songs having in each stanza a repeated opening statement and single closing statement (1912+) The police […]
blueschist blueschist (bl’shĭst’) A bluish schist that gets its color from the presence of a sodic amphibolite, glaucophane, or a variety of glaucophane called crossite. Blueschist forms under conditions of high pressure but low temperature, as at the boundaries of converging tectonic plates.
noun the practice of using one Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone to steal contact details, ring tones, images, etc from another noun Examples Usage Note
the pure color of a clear sky; the primary color between green and violet in the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 450 and 500 nm. bluing. something having a blue color: Place the blue next to the red. a person who wears blue or is a member of a group […]