red

red1
redly, adv.
/red/, n. adj., redder, reddest.
n.
1. any of various colors resembling the color of blood; the primary color at one extreme end of the visible spectrum, an effect of light with a wavelength between 610 and 780 nm.
2. something red.
3. (often cap.) a radical leftist in politics, esp. a communist.
4. Informal. See red light (def. 1).
5. Informal. red wine: a glass of red.
6. Also called red devil, red bird. Slang. a capsule of the drug secobarbital, usually red in color.
7. in the red, operating at a loss or being in debt (opposed to in the black): The newspaper strike put many businesses in the red.
8. paint the town red. See paint (def. 16).
9. see red, Informal. to become very angry; become enraged: Snobs make her see red.
adj.
10. of the color red.
11. having distinctive areas or markings of red: a red robin.
12. of or indicating a state of financial loss or indebtedness: the red column in the ledger.
13. radically left politically.
14. (often cap.) communist.
15. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of North American Indian peoples: no longer in technical use.
[bef. 900; ME red, OE read; c. G rot, D rood, ON raudhr, L rufus, ruber, Gk erythrós; see RUBELLA, RUFESCENT, ERYTHRO-]
red2
/red/, v.t., red, redding.
redd1.

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(as used in expressions)
red blood corpuscle
Barber Red
Grange Red
Red Khmer
red figure pottery
the Red Baron
Skelton Red
red elm
Smith Red
International Red Cross
International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

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Universalium. 2010.

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