See under umber (def 1).
an earth consisting chiefly of a hydrated oxide of iron and some oxide of manganese, used in its natural state as a brown pigment (raw umber) or, after heating, as a reddish-brown pigment (burnt umber)
the color of such a pigment; dark dusky brown or dark reddish brown.
Ichthyology. the European grayling, Thymallus thymallus.
North England Dialect. shade; shadow.
of the color umber.
to color with or as if with umber.
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a brown pigment obtained by heating umber
a dark brown colour
any of various natural brown earths containing ferric oxide together with lime and oxides of aluminium, manganese, and silicon See also burnt umber
any of the dark brown to greenish-brown colours produced by this pigment
short for umber moth
shade or shadow
any dark, dusky, or indefinite colour
of, relating to, or stained with umber
noun a small orchid, Orchis ustulata, resembling the lady orchid, having dark reddish-brown hoods that give a burnt look to the tip of the flower spike
the nuclear fuel consumed in a reactor, often measured as a percentage of the atoms of fuel that have undergone fission.
noun (Scot & Irish, dialect) (pl) -roos the government office from which unemployment benefit is distributed the unemployment benefit itself (esp in the phrase on the buroo)
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