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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Green  \Green\,  a.  [Compar.  {Greener};  superl.  {Greenest.}]  [OE. 
  grene,  AS  gr?ne;  akin  to  D.  groen,  OS  gr?ni,  OHG.  gruoni 
  G.  gr?n,  Dan.  &  Sw  gr?n,  Icel.  gr?nn;  fr  the  root  of  E. 
  grow.  See  {Grow.}] 
  1.  Having  the  color  of  grass  when  fresh  and  growing; 
  resembling  that  color  of  the  solar  spectrum  which  is 
  between  the  yellow  and  the  blue;  verdant;  emerald. 
 
  2.  Having  a  sickly  color;  wan. 
 
  To  look  so  green  and  pale.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Full  of  life  aud  vigor;  fresh  and  vigorous;  new  recent; 
  as  a  green  manhood;  a  green  wound. 
 
  As  valid  against  such  an  old  and  beneficent 
  government  as  against  .  .  .  the  greenest  usurpation. 
  --Burke. 
 
  4.  Not  ripe;  immature;  not  fully  grown  or  ripened;  as  green 
  fruit,  corn,  vegetables,  etc 
 
  5.  Not  roasted;  half  raw.  [R.] 
 
  We  say  the  meat  is  green  when  half  roasted.  --L. 
  Watts. 
 
  6.  Immature  in  age  or  experience;  young;  raw;  not  trained; 
  awkward;  as  green  in  years  or  judgment. 
 
  I  might  be  angry  with  the  officious  zeal  which 
  supposes  that  its  green  conceptions  can  instruct  my 
  gray  hairs.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  7.  Not  seasoned;  not  dry;  containing  its  natural  juices;  as 
  green  wood,  timber,  etc  --Shak. 
 
  {Green  brier}  (Bot.),  a  thorny  climbing  shrub  ({Emilaz 
  rotundifolia})  having  a  yellowish  green  stem  and  thick 
  leaves,  with  small  clusters  of  flowers,  common  in  the 
  United  States;  --  called  also  {cat  brier}. 
 
  {Green  con}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  pollock. 
 
  {Green  crab}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  edible,  shore  crab  ({Carcinus 
  menas})  of  Europe  and  America;  --  in  New  England  locally 
  named  {joe-rocker}. 
 
  {Green  crop},  a  crop  used  for  food  while  in  a  growing  or 
  unripe  state,  as  distingushed  from  a  grain  crop,  root 
  crop,  etc 
 
  {Green  diallage}.  (Min.) 
  a  Diallage,  a  variety  of  pyroxene. 
  b  Smaragdite. 
 
  {Green  dragon}  (Bot.),  a  North  American  herbaceous  plant 
  ({Aris[ae]ma  Dracontium}),  resembling  the  Indian  turnip; 
  --  called  also  {dragon  root}. 
 
  {Green  earth}  (Min.),  a  variety  of  glauconite,  found  in 
  cavities  in  amygdaloid  and  other  eruptive  rock,  and  used 
  as  a  pigment  by  artists;  --  called  also  {mountain  green}. 
 
 
  {Green  ebony}. 
  a  A  south  American  tree  ({Jacaranda  ovalifolia}),  having 
  a  greenish  wood,  used  for  rulers,  turned  and  inlaid 
  work  and  in  dyeing. 
  b  The  West  Indian  green  ebony.  See  {Ebony}. 
 
  {Green  fire}  (Pyrotech.),  a  composition  which  burns  with  a 
  green  flame.  It  consists  of  sulphur  and  potassium 
  chlorate,  with  some  salt  of  barium  (usually  the  nitrate), 
  to  which  the  color  of  the  flame  is  due. 
 
  {Green  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  green  species  of  plant  lice  or 
  aphids,  esp.  those  that  infest  greenhouse  plants. 
 
  {Green  gage},  (Bot.)  See  {Greengage},  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  {Green  gland}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  a  pair  of  large  green  glands 
  in  Crustacea,  supposed  to  serve  as  kidneys.  They  have 
  their  outlets  at  the  bases  of  the  larger  antenn[ae]. 
 
  {Green  hand},  a  novice.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Green  heart}  (Bot.),  the  wood  of  a  lauraceous  tree  found  in 
  the  West  Indies  and  in  South  America,  used  for 
  shipbuilding  or  turnery.  The  green  heart  of  Jamaica  and 
  Guiana  is  the  {Nectandra  Rodi[oe]i},  that  of  Martinique  is 
  the  {Colubrina  ferruginosa}. 
 
  {Green  iron  ore}  (Min.)  dufrenite. 
 
  {Green  laver}  (Bot.),  an  edible  seaweed  ({Ulva  latissima}); 
  --  called  also  {green  sloke}. 
 
  {Green  lead  ore}  (Min.),  pyromorphite. 
 
  {Green  linnet}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  greenfinch. 
 
  {Green  looper}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  cankerworm. 
 
  {Green  marble}  (Min.),  serpentine. 
 
  {Green  mineral},  a  carbonate  of  copper,  used  as  a  pigment. 
  See  {Greengill}. 
 
  {Green  monkey}  (Zo["o]l.)  a  West  African  long-tailed  monkey 
  ({Cercopithecus  callitrichus}),  very  commonly  tamed,  and 
  trained  to  perform  tricks.  It  was  introduced  into  the  West 
  Indies  early  in  the  last  century,  and  has  become  very 
  abundant  there 
 
  {Green  salt  of  Magnus}  (Old  Chem.),  a  dark  green  crystalline 
  salt,  consisting  of  ammonia  united  with  certain  chlorides 
  of  platinum. 
 
  {Green  sand}  (Founding)  molding  sand  used  for  a  mold  while 
  slightly  damp,  and  not  dried  before  the  cast  is  made 
 
  {Green  sea}  (Naut.),  a  wave  that  breaks  in  a  solid  mass  on  a 
  vessel's  deck. 
 
  {Green  sickness}  (Med.),  chlorosis. 
 
  {Green  snake}  (Zo["o]l.),  one  of  two  harmless  American  snakes 
  ({Cyclophis  vernalis},  and  {C.  [ae]stivus}).  They  are 
  bright  green  in  color. 
 
  {Green  turtle}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  edible  marine  turtle.  See 
  {Turtle}. 
 
  {Green  vitriol}. 
  a  (Chem.)  Sulphate  of  iron;  a  light  green  crystalline 
  substance,  very  extensively  used  in  the  preparation  of 
  inks,  dyes,  mordants,  etc 
  b  (Min.)  Same  as  {copperas},  {melanterite}  and  {sulphate 
  of  iron}. 
 
  {Green  ware},  articles  of  pottery  molded  and  shaped,  but  not 
  yet  baked. 
 
  {Green  woodpecker}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  common  European  woodpecker 
  ({Picus  viridis});  --  called  also  {yaffle}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Green  \Green\  (gren),  n. 
  1.  The  color  of  growing  plants;  the  color  of  the  solar 
  spectrum  intermediate  between  the  yellow  and  the  blue. 
 
  2.  A  grassy  plain  or  plat;  a  piece  of  ground  covered  with 
  verdant  herbage;  as  the  village  green. 
 
  O'er  the  smooth  enameled  green.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Fresh  leaves  or  branches  of  trees  or  other  plants; 
  wreaths;  --  usually  in  the  plural. 
 
  In  that  soft  season  when  descending  showers  Call 
  forth  the  greens,  and  wake  the  rising  flowers. 
  --Pope. 
 
  4.  pl  Leaves  and  stems  of  young  plants,  as  spinach,  beets, 
  etc.,  which  in  their  green  state  are  boiled  for  food. 
 
  5.  Any  substance  or  pigment  of  a  green  color. 
 
  {Alkali  green}  (Chem.),  an  alkali  salt  of  a  sulphonic  acid 
  derivative  of  a  complex  aniline  dye,  resembling  emerald 
  green;  --  called  also  {Helvetia  green}. 
 
  {Berlin  green}.  (Chem.)  See  under  {Berlin}. 
 
  {Brilliant  green}  (Chem.),  a  complex  aniline  dye,  resembling 
  emerald  green  in  composition. 
 
  {Brunswick  green},  an  oxychloride  of  copper. 
 
  {Chrome  green}.  See  under  {Chrome}. 
 
  {Emerald  green}.  (Chem.) 
  a  A  complex  basic  derivative  of  aniline  produced  as  a 
  metallic,  green  crystalline  substance,  and  used  for 
  dyeing  silk,  wool,  and  mordanted  vegetable  fiber  a 
  brilliant  green;  --  called  also  {aldehyde  green}, 
  {acid  green},  {malachite  green},  {Victoria  green}, 
  {solid  green},  etc  It  is  usually  found  as  a  double 
  chloride,  with  zinc  chloride,  or  as  an  oxalate. 
  b  See  {Paris  green}  (below). 
 
  {Gaignet's  green}  (Chem.)  a  green  pigment  employed  by  the 
  French  artist,  Adrian  Gusgnet  and  consisting  essentially 
  of  a  basic  hydrate  of  chromium. 
 
  {Methyl  green}  (Chem.),  an  artificial  rosaniline  dyestuff, 
  obtained  as  a  green  substance  having  a  brilliant  yellow 
  luster;  --  called  also  {light-green}. 
 
  {Mineral  green}.  See  under  {Mineral}. 
 
  {Mountain  green}.  See  {Green  earth},  under  {Green},  a. 
 
  {Paris  green}  (Chem.),  a  poisonous  green  powder,  consisting 
  of  a  mixture  of  several  double  salts  of  the  acetate  and 
  arsenite  of  copper.  It  has  found  very  extensive  use  as  a 
  pigment  for  wall  paper,  artificial  flowers,  etc.,  but 
  particularly  as  an  exterminator  of  insects,  as  the  potato 
  bug;  --  called  also  {Schweinfurth  green},  {imperial 
  green},  {Vienna  green},  {emerald  qreen},  and  {mitis 
  green}. 
 
  {Scheele's  green}  (Chem.),  a  green  pigment,  consisting 
  essentially  of  a  hydrous  arsenite  of  copper;  --  called 
  also  {Swedish  green}.  It  may  enter  into  various  pigments 
  called  {parrot  green},  {pickel  green},  {Brunswick  green}, 
  {nereid  green},  or  {emerald  green}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Green  \Green\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Greened}  (great):  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Greening}.] 
  To  make  green. 
 
  Great  spring  before  Greened  all  the  year.  --Thomson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Green  \Green\,  v.  i. 
  To  become  or  grow  green.  --Tennyson. 
 
  By  greening  slope  and  singing  flood.  --Whittier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  green 
  adj  1:  similar  to  the  color  of  fresh  grass  [syn:  {greenish},  {light-green}, 
  {dark-green}] 
  2:  not  seasoned;  "green  wood";  "green  pelts"  [syn:  {uncured}] 
  3:  lacking  training  or  experience;  "the  new  men  were  eager  to 
  fight";  "raw  recruits";  "he  shipped  as  a  green  hand  on  a 
  vessel"  [syn:  {raw},  {new},  {wet  behind  the  ears(p)}] 
  4:  not  fully  developed  or  mature;  "unripe  fruit";  "fried  green 
  tomatoes"  [syn:  {unripe},  {unripened},  {immature}]  [ant:  {ripe}] 
  5:  easily  deceived  or  tricked;  "at  that  early  age  she  had  been 
  gullible  and  in  love"  [syn:  {fleeceable},  {gullible}] 
  n  1:  the  property  of  being  green;  resembling  the  color  of  growing 
  grass  [syn:  {greenness},  {viridity}] 
  2:  a  piece  of  open  land  for  recreational  use  in  an  urban  area; 
  "they  went  for  a  walk  in  the  park"  [syn:  {park},  {commons}, 
  {common}] 
  3:  a  river  that  rises  in  western  Wyoming  and  flows  southward 
  through  Utah  to  become  a  tributary  of  the  Colorado  River 
  [syn:  {Green},  {Green  River}] 
  4:  an  area  of  closely  cropped  grass  surrounding  the  hole  on  a 
  golf  course  [syn:  {putting  green}] 
  5:  any  of  various  leafy  plants  or  their  leaves  and  stems  eaten 
  as  vegetables  [syn:  {greens},  {leafy  vegetable}] 
  v  :  turn  or  become  green;  "The  trees  are  greening" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Green,  KS  (city,  FIPS  28425) 
  Location:  39.43027  N,  96.99997  W 
  Population  (1990):  150  (64  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67447 
  Green,  OH  (village,  FIPS  31664) 
  Location:  40.94765  N,  81.48648  W 
  Population  (1990):  3553  (1236  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Green,  OR  (CDP,  FIPS  30750) 
  Location:  43.14921  N,  123.38222  W 
  Population  (1990):  5076  (1807  housing  units) 
  Area:  14.5  sq  km  (land),  0.4  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Green 
 
  A  language  proposed  by  Cii  {Honeywell-Bull}  to  meet  the  DoD 
  {Ironman}  requirements  which  led  to  {Ada}.  This  language  won 
  in  1979. 
 
  ["On  the  GREEN  Language  Submitted  to  the  DoD",  E.W.  Dijkstra 
  SIGPLAN  Notices  13(10):16-21  (Oct  1978)]. 
 
  (1994-12-02) 
 
 




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