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orange

 [or´anj]
1. the trees Citrus aurantium and Citrus sinensis or their fruits; the flowers and peels are used in pharmaceutical preparations.
2. a color between red and yellow, produced by energy of wavelengths between 590 and 630 nm..
3. a dye or stain with this color.
methyl orange an orange-yellow aniline dye, used as an indicator with a pH range of 3.2–4.4 and a color change from pink to yellow.

or·ange

(ōr'ănj),
1. The fruit of the orange tree, Citrus sinensis or C. aurantium (family Rutaceae).
2. A color between red and yellow in the spectrum. For individual orange dyes, see specific name.
[O.F. orenge, fr. Ar. nāranj, the initial n being absorbed in Fr. article une]

orange

/or·ange/ (or´anj)
1. the trees Citrus aurantium and Citrus sinensis or their fruits; the flowers and peels are used in pharmaceutical preparations.
2. a color between red and yellow, produced by energy of wavelengths between 590 and 630 nm..
3. a dye or stain with this color.
Nutrition A citrus fruit (Citrus sinensis) which is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin, possibly between pomelo (Citrus maxima) and tangerine (C reticulate). The fruit itself is classified as a hesperidium, a type of berry, and is produced by a small flowering tree that grows no taller than 10 m, which has evergreen leaves
Physics A colour between red and yellow in the visible spectrum which has a wavelength of 585 to 620 nm
Quackery A colour said, in the construct of the pseudoscience of colour therapy, to combine the healing powers of red and yellow light

orange 

Hue corresponding to wavelengths between 590 and 630 nm. See colour; light.

Patient discussion about orange

Q. My family doctor advised me to cut smoking and to have more orange juice and didn’t give any meds.Why is it so I work in suburban zone in a construction site. My worksite is very dusty and polluted as lot many industries also exist there. While coming home I face huge traffic pollution. It’s a 1 hour journey. This creates stress to me. My family doctor advised me to cut smoking and to have more orange juice and didn’t give any meds. Why is it so?

A. YEah, probably your doctor believes that by increasing amount of anti-oxidants inside your body, your body will be able to fight the negative effect from the pollution.
the chemical pollution can come from anywhere in our daily living. that's why it is recommended for all of us to strengthen our body defense by eating healthy foods (and even consume multivitamins), and stop the activities that will harm our body (such as smoking, alcoholic drinks, etc.).

Fruits and some vegetables (you can try: orange, apple, berries, tomato, grapes, etc.) are believed to have high content of anti-oxidants, so it will help our body to remain healthy.
Good luck and stay healthy always!


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Instant silence fell on the gay throng, and not a sound, but he dash of fountains or the rustle of orange groves sleeping in the moonlight, broke the hush, as Count de Adelon spoke thus:
About the house he went in the clothes covered with the nasty orange colored paint.
In one corner stood a huge bag of wool, ready to be spun; in another, a quantity of linsey-woolsey just from the loom; ears of Indian corn, and strings of dried apples and peaches, hung in gay festoons along the walls, mingled with the gaud of red peppers; and a door left ajar gave him a peep into the best parlor, where the claw-footed chairs and dark mahogany tables shone like mirrors; andirons, with their accompanying shovel and tongs, glistened from their covert of asparagus tops; mock- oranges and conch - shells decorated the mantelpiece; strings of various-colored birds eggs were suspended above it; a great ostrich egg was hung from the centre of the room, and a corner cupboard, knowingly left open, displayed immense treasures of old silver and well-mended china.
Brocklehurst's nose, that he was within a yard of me, and that a spread of shot orange and purple silk pelisses and a cloud of silvery plumage extended and waved below me.
Fit to cry, I took an orange from my pocket, and offered it to propitiate him.
They had come upon a whole clump of crocuses burst into purple and orange and gold.
Sometimes, to make it a more sovereign specific, he was so kind as to squeeze orange juice into it, or to stir it up with ginger, or dissolve a peppermint drop in it; and although I cannot assert that the flavour was improved by these experiments, or that it was exactly the compound one would have chosen for a stomachic, the last thing at night and the first thing in the morning, I drank it gratefully and was very sensible of his attention.
Pocket's falling into a discussion with Drummle respecting two baronetcies, while she ate a sliced orange steeped in sugar and wine, and forgetting all about the baby on her lap: who did most appalling things with the nutcrackers.
I've seen the Black Sea and the Red Sea; I rounded the Isle of Wight; I discovered the Yellow River, And the Orange too by night.
At last they went up slowly, in the order, though not at all in the manner, of their flying descent; followed Miss Wilson into the class-room; and stood in a row before her, illumined through three western windows with a glow of ruddy orange light.
Having travelled from land to land in this fashion without finding anything to rivet his attention, it occurred to him to take the form of an eagle, and in this shape he flew across many countries and arrived at length in a new and lovely spot, where the air seemed filled with the scent of jessamine and orange flowers with which the ground was thickly planted.
AS I drew near the house I saw that the light shone from the open door of my room; and then I heard coming from out of the darkness at the side of that orange oblong of light, the voice of Montgomery shouting, "Prendick