a composite plant, Rudbeckia triloba, of the southeastern U.S., having a single flower with yellow rays darkening to an orange orbrown at the base and a brownish-black disk.
brown eyes Contemporary Examples Jeff Goldblum on Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Seminar,’ Celebrity Death Hoaxes & More Lorenza Muñoz November 7, 2012 Speed Read: Juiciest Bits From the Tommy Mottola Memoir ‘Hitmaker’ Kevin Fallon January 30, 2013 When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More Gary Wright September 28, 2014 Historical Examples […]
brownish-yellow adipose tissue in the upper back, or interscapular, region of many mammals, most conspicuously in hibernating species and human newborns, composed of numerous innervated fat cells that can produce heat during cold stress; thermogenic tissue. noun tissue composed of a type of fat cell that dissipates as heat most of the energy released when […]
an industrial or commercial site that is idle or underused because of real or perceived environmental pollution. a city in NW Texas. Historical Examples Forest Life and Forest Trees: comprising winter camp-life among the loggers, and wild-wood adventure. John S. Springer The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight noun (modifier) denoting or located in an urban […]
electronic machines, as television sets, stereos, and audio or video recorders, that are often finished in brown. brown-color liquors, as whiskey, bourbon, and brandy. plural noun (marketing) consumer goods such as televisions, radios, or videos Compare white goods (sense 1) noun Usage Note