a black and white North American woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus, having a red head and neck.
noun 1. a treelike Californian shrub, Ceanothus spinosus, of the buckthorn family, having pale blue or white flowers.
noun 1. the temperature of a red-hot body. 2. the condition of being red-hot. noun 1. the temperature at which a substance is red-hot 2. the state or condition of being red-hot
- Red hepatization
red hepatization n. The first stage of hepatization of lung tissue in pneumonia, in which the exudate is blood-stained.
noun 1. a smoked herring. 2. something intended to divert attention from the real problem or matter at hand; a misleading clue. 3. Also called red-herring prospectus. Finance. a tentative prospectus circulated by the underwriters of a new issue of stocks or bonds that is pending approval by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: so […]