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1. the color produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, approximately 630 to 750 nm.
2. a dye or stain with this color.
scarlet red an azo dye used as a biological stain for fats.


One of the primary colors, produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, with violet at the other end. For individual red dyes, see specific name.
[A.S. reád]


1. the color produced by the longest waves of the visible spectrum, approximately 630 to 750 nm.
2. a dye or stain with this color.

scarlet red  an azo dye used as a biological stain for fats.
Drug slang A regional term for, ‘under the influence of drugs, stoned’
Fringe medicine A colour believed—by the proponents of the pseudoscience of colour therapy—to increase circulation and energy, and reduce anxiety
Physics A primary colour produced by the longest waves of the visible electromagnetic spectrum from 630 to 740 nm


adj in Chinese medicine, a facial coloration indicative of hot energy, poor digestion, and possible respiratory inflammation. See also energy, hot.


One of the hues of the visible spectrum evoked by stimulation of the retina by wavelengths beyond 630 nm. The complementary colours to red are blue-green (between 490.4 and 492.4 nm).


the color at the lowest end of the visible spectrum; the color of blood.

red dye
used in food coloring, reputed to reduce fertility.

Patient discussion about red

Q. is red meat bad for you??? and what about white meat like pork??? why is consider to be healthy eating vegie what are the advantages of this kind of nutrition ? what are the actual differences in a nutrition matter ?

A. Eating red meat an average of about twice a day seems to raise the risk of stomach cancer. This risk is increased even more if the meat is barbecued and well done. there are more evidence about colon cancer , and also higher risk of strokes. but i have no idea about white meat. although barbecued meat (white or red) had a material that our liver cause it to be cancerous.

Q. Does anybody know what can be done about a very itchy red rash on ones' toes which comes back every few months I've used different sorts of creams such as Lamasil. It's really bothering me and I'd love to get a few directions before I give up and go see a doctor.

A. Sounds like 'Athletes foot'. Here is a website that lists some remedies for it:'s_Foot.cfm

Q. I have red blotches under my skin and swelling on hands and feet with joint pain. Any answers. it has been two days the blotches are gone but I still have swelling.

A. could be some kind of joint Rheumatic fever... some kind of joint infection. this should be looked upon by a Dr. those things can cause damage if not treated right. a bacterial infection that is not treated can cause a permanent damage.

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Revanth Reddy along with two aides was caught by ACB officers on Sunday afternoon when he was allegedly paying Rs 50 lakhs as bribe to Anglo Indian nominated member Elvish Stephenson to secure his vote for the TDP candidate in MLC polls.
Diwakar Reddy, Gade Venkata Reddy, Korla Bharati, Rowtu Surya Prakasha Rao, Vanga Githa, Pantham Gandhi, Anjibabu, MLCs - Paladugu Venkatrao and Reddeppa Reddy were among those who met Kiran Reddy during the day.
The CBI has accused Reddy of getting huge investments from various individuals and firms into his businesses as quid pro quo for the favours granted by the Andhra Pradesh Government that was headed by his father and former chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy before his death in a helicopter crash in September 2009.
Reddy has been shuttling between jails in Hyderabad and Bangalore since his arrest in the mining scam.
BJP leader Venkaih Naidu had said that the perception was that the exercise of Cabinet reshuffle was done under pressure from corporate groups and Reddy was an example of that.
Reddy began his career in sales and channel management for MTN, South Africa and later in Nigeria.
Reddy repeatedly asked for an opportunity to get a lawyer before a February 25 hearing on possession of his guns, and was denied his request.
Mohan Reddy describes the successful surgery he performed on Jerrick De Leon - whose heart was the size of a grape at the time of the operation.
When the tsunami struck Southeast Asia, southern India and east Africa in late December, temple members, as well as other community residents, began to take action almost "spontaneously," as Reddy put it.
Reddy, who wears a hardhat and carries a rake, encourages homeowners to trim low-hanging branches and clear brush around their homes.
Through the course of the story, Reddy slowly loses it, as she faces the increasingly impossible and ridiculous demands of doing well at work, for her children, and by her own perfectionist standards.
William Reddy begins the analysis of his "invisible code of honor and sentiment" by comparing it with the Napoleonic codes of 1804 and 1810.