Green vs. Nongreen

Green vs. Nongreen — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Green and Nongreen

Greennoun

The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue is that of the emerald or somewhat less yellow than that of growing grass; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.

Nongreenadjective

Not green.

Greennoun

Something green in color.

Greennoun

The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.

Greennoun

The leaves of certain plants eaten as vegetables.

Greennoun

A grassy area located usually at the center of a city or town and set aside for common use; a common.

Greennoun

(Sports) A putting green.

Greennoun

greens A green uniform

"a young ... sergeant in dress greens" (Nelson DeMille).

Greennoun

(Slang) Money.

Greennoun

Green A supporter of a social and political movement that espouses global environmental protection, bioregionalism, social responsibility, and nonviolence.

Greenadjective

Of the color green.

Greenadjective

Abounding in or covered with green growth or foliage

the green woods.

Greenadjective

Made with green or leafy vegetables

a green salad.

Greenadjective

Characterized by mild or temperate weather

a green climate.

Greenadjective

Not mature or ripe

green tomatoes.

Greenadjective

Not grown up; young

still at a green age.

Greenadjective

Vigorous or robust

keeping one's memory green.

Greenadjective

Lacking training or experience.

Greenadjective

Lacking sophistication or worldly experience; naive.

Greenadjective

Easily duped or deceived; gullible.

Greenadjective

Not dried or aged

green wood.

Greenadjective

Not cured or tanned

green pelts.

Greenadjective

Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others

green technology.recyclable green products.

Greenadjective

Favoring or supporting environmentalism

green legislators who strengthened pollution controls.

Greenadjective

Having a sickly or unhealthy appearance.

Greenadjective

Envious or jealous.

Greenadjective

Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.

Greenverb

To become green

The rains came, and the grass greened.

Greenverb

To make green

Grass greened the hills.

Greenverb

To design or organize so as to be beneficial or less harmful to the environment, especially in reducing the amount of pollution created

efforts to green the economy.

Greenadjective

Having green as its color.

Greenadjective

Sickly, unwell.

Sally looks pretty green — is she going to be sick?

Greenadjective

Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.

Greenadjective

Inexperienced.

John's kind of green, so take it easy on him this first week.

Greenadjective

Naïve or unaware of obvious facts.

Greenadjective

Overcome with envy.

He was green with envy.

Greenadjective

(figurative) Environmentally friendly.

Greenadjective

(cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.

Greenadjective

(dated) Of bacon or similar smallgoods: unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.

Greenadjective

(dated) Not fully roasted; half raw.

Greenadjective

Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried: containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.

That timber is still too green to be used.

Greenadjective

(wine) High or too high in acidity.

Greenadjective

Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.

a green manhood;a green wound

Greenadjective

(Philippines) Having a sexual connotation.

Greenadjective

(particle physics) Having a color charge of green.

Greennoun

The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.

Greennoun

A member of a green party; an environmentalist.

Greennoun

(golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.

Greennoun

(bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.

Greennoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.

Greennoun

(British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.

Greennoun

A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.

Greennoun

Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.

Greennoun

Any substance or pigment of a green colour.

Greennoun

marijuana.

Greennoun

Money.

Greennoun

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

Greenverb

(transitive) To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.

Greenverb

To become or grow green in colour.

Greenverb

(transitive) To add greenspaces to (a town, etc.).

Greenverb

(intransitive) To become environmentally aware.

Greenverb

(transitive) To make (something) environmentally friendly.

Greennoun

the property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass

Greennoun

a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area;

they went for a walk in the park

Greennoun

United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)

Greennoun

an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party

Greennoun

a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River

Greennoun

an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course;

the ball rolled across the green and into the trap

Greennoun

any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

Greennoun

street names for ketamine

Greenverb

turn or become green;

The trees are greening

Greenadjective

similar to the color of fresh grass;

a green treegreen fieldsgreen paint

Greenadjective

concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party

Greenadjective

not fully developed or mature; not ripe;

unripe fruitfried green tomatoesgreen wood

Greenadjective

looking pale and unhealthy;

you're looking greengreen around the gills

Greenadjective

naive and easily deceived or tricked;

at that early age she had been gullible and in love