Crimson vs. Red

Crimson vs. Red — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Crimson and Red

Crimsonnoun

A deep to vivid purplish red to vivid red.

Rednoun

The hue of the long-wavelength end of the visible spectrum, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 630 to 750 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue resembles that of blood; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.

Crimsonverb

To make or become deeply or vividly red.

Rednoun

A pigment or dye having a red hue.

Crimsonnoun

A deep, slightly bluish red.

Rednoun

Something that has a red hue.

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Crimsonadjective

Having a deep red colour.

Rednoun

often Red A Communist.

Crimsonadjective

Immodest.

Rednoun

A revolutionary activist.

Crimsonverb

(intransitive) To become crimson or deep red; to blush.

Rednoun

The condition of being in debt or operating at a loss

The firm has been in the red all year.
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Crimsonverb

(transitive) To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden.

Redadjective

Having a color resembling that of blood.

Crimsonnoun

a deep and vivid red

Redadjective

Reddish in color or having parts that are reddish in color

a red dog.a red oak.

Crimsonverb

turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame;

The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

Redadjective

Having a reddish or coppery skin color.

Crimsonadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Redadjective

often Red Often Offensive Of or being a Native American.

Crimsonadjective

characterized by violence or bloodshed;

writes of crimson deeds and barbaric daysfann'd by Conquest's crimson wingconvulsed with red rage

Redadjective

Having a ruddy or flushed complexion

red with embarrassment.

Crimsonadjective

(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;

crimson with furyturned red from exertionwith puffy reddened eyesred-faced and violentflushed (or crimson) with embarrassment

Redadjective

Relating to or being a red state.

Redadjective

often Red Communist.

Redadjective

Having red as its color.

The girl wore a red skirt.

Redadjective

(of hair) Having an orange-brown or orange-blond colour; ginger.

Her hair had red highlights.

Redadjective

Of the hearts or diamonds suits. Compare of the spades or clubs suits

I got two red queens, and he got one of the black queens.

Redadjective

Supportive of, related to, or dominated by a political party or movement represented by the color red:

Redadjective

the U.S. Republican party

a red statea red Congress

Redadjective

Left-wing parties and movements, chiefly socialist or communist, including the U.K. Labour party and the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

the red-black grand coalition in Germany

Redadjective

Amerind; relating to Amerindians or First Nations

Redadjective

(astronomy) Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.

Redadjective

(particle physics) Having a color charge of red.

Rednoun

Any of a range of colours having the longest wavelengths, 670 nm, of the visible spectrum; a primary additive colour for transmitted light: the colour obtained by subtracting green and blue from white light using magenta and yellow filters; the colour of blood, ripe strawberries, etc.

Rednoun

(countable) A revolutionary socialist or (most commonly) a Communist; usually capitalized a Bolshevik, a supporter of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War.

Rednoun

One of the 15 red balls used in snooker, distinguished from the colours.

Rednoun

Red wine.

Rednoun

A redshank.

Rednoun

An Amerind.

Rednoun

(slang) The drug secobarbital; a capsule of this drug.

Rednoun

(informal) A red light a traffic signal

Rednoun

red lemonade

Rednoun

(particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.

Rednoun

chili con carne (usually in the phrase "bowl of red")

Redverb

(archaic) rede

Rednoun

the quality or state of the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

Rednoun

a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana

Rednoun

emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

Rednoun

the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue;

the company operated at a loss last yearthe company operated in the red last year

Redadjective

having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Redadjective

characterized by violence or bloodshed;

writes of crimson deeds and barbaric daysfann'd by Conquest's crimson wingconvulsed with red rage

Redadjective

(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion;

crimson with furyturned red from exertionwith puffy reddened eyesred-faced and violentflushed (or crimson) with embarrassment

Redadjective

red with or characterized by blood;

waving our red weapons o'er our headsThe Red Badge of Couragethe red rules of tooth and claw