blue-black


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blue-black

a color mid-way between blue and black.

blue-black ink
used to stain fungal elements in diagnostic specimens.
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Territorial clustering in blue-black grassquit: reproductive strategy in response to habitat and food requirements?
The iodine reacted in the water mixture to form a blue-black stain.
If the mixture contains starch, it will react with the iodine and a dark blue-black stain will form.
Look for firm, plump, dry berries with deep purple-blue to blue-black color with smooth skins and a silvery sheen.
Instead the general palette is blue-black and white, as if the traveler noted impressions only at midnight and noon.
l Some blue-black fruit appears in autumn and you can see the glossy, spiny, leaves all year round.
E[acute accent]The high grade gold values were recorded in blue-black quartz boulders in three distinct "trains" with the highest value of 521.
Dogwoods, which bear clusters of white flowers in spring and white or blue-black fruit in the autumn, can tolerate wet soil well and are useful for planting in clay soil, bog gardens or along riverbanks, as well as normal gardens.
I stopped and leaned against a railing, deathly tired - looking out across the flaming clouds that hung like blood and a sword over the blue-black fjord and town.
banality only a cover for the weird shapes you get with blowups of undifferentiated front teeth, or the strange blue-black color combination in comic-book wavy hair?
Deteriorating ice conditions limited the drill program to the investigation of two of six previously identified magnetic anomalies believed to represent the source of high grade gold bearing blue-black quartz float found on the south shore of King Bay.
aquifolium grows to around 3ft, its leaves of spiny-toothed leafs turning red in winter and the clusters of scented yellow flowers opening in spring, followed by blue-black berries.