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ver·mil·ion

(ver-mil'yŏn), [C.I. 77766]
A red pigment made from cinnabar or red mercuric sulfide.
Synonym(s): vermillion
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From the experiment of the ridge of vermilion wax, we can clearly see that if the bees were to build for themselves a thin wall of wax, they could make their cells of the proper shape, by standing at the proper distance from each other, by excavating at the same rate, and by endeavouring to make equal spherical hollows, but never allowing the spheres to break into each other.
I was able practically to show this fact, by covering the edges of the hexagonal walls of a single cell, or the extreme margin of the circumferential rim of a growing comb, with an extremely thin layer of melted vermilion wax; and I invariably found that the colour was most delicately diffused by the bees--as delicately as a painter could have done with his brush--by atoms of the coloured wax having been taken from the spot on which it had been placed, and worked into the growing edges of the cells all round.
Jacky rejoined Howards End and Ducie Street, and the vermilion motor-car, and the Argentine Hard Dollars, and all the things and people for whom he had never had much use and had less now.
In the left-hand corner was his own name, traced in long letters of bright vermilion.
On such an evening Antonio could do nothing but converse of my absent friend; he dwelt on the indescribable grace of your person, the lustre of your eye, and the vermilion of your lips, until exhausted language could furnish no more epithets of rapture: then the transition to your mind was natural and easy; and it was while listening to his honied accents that I thought my Julia herself was talking.
Against the peaceful landscape, the pale, decaying tints of the copses, the blue air of the horizon and the lichened stileboards, these staring vermilion words shone forth.
18 January 2018 - Canada-based international energy producer Vermilion Energy Inc.
The new facility will house the Provincial Court of Alberta as its Fort Vermilion circuit court location.
The stations were built in 1876 at Vermilion Point; Crisp Point; Two Hearted River; and Muskallonge Lake, later known as Deer Park.
Vermilion Energy Incorporated (TSX, NYSE: VET), an international energy producer that seeks to create value through the acquisition, exploration, development and optimisation of producing properties in North America, Europe and Australia, has announced the flow of natural gas at Corrib gas project in Ireland on December 30, 2015.
Xstrata Zinc is currently undertaking simultaneous pre-feasibility and feasibility studies on the Errington and Vermilion mineralization in preparation for a $350-million development that would produce an estimated 2,900 tonnes of ore per day over a seven- to 10-year mine life.
Because of the distance between the communities of John D'Or, Fox Lake and Garden River and the nearest hospital, pregnant women are routinely flown to High Level or Fort Vermilion to give birth.