Associations to the word «Green»

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GREEN, adjective. Having green as its color.
GREEN, adjective. (figurative) (of people) Sickly, unwell.
GREEN, adjective. Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.
GREEN, adjective. (figurative) (of people) Inexperienced.
GREEN, adjective. (figurative) (of people) Naïve or unaware of obvious facts.
GREEN, adjective. (figurative) (of people) Overcome with envy.
GREEN, adjective. (figurative) Environmentally friendly.
GREEN, adjective. (cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.
GREEN, adjective. (dated) Of bacon or similar smallgoods: unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.
GREEN, adjective. (dated) Not fully roasted; half raw.
GREEN, adjective. Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried: containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.
GREEN, adjective. (wine) High or too high in acidity.
GREEN, adjective. Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.
GREEN, adjective. (Philippines) describing something with a sexual connotation
GREEN, adjective. (particle physics) Having a color charge of green.
GREEN, noun. The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.
GREEN, noun. (politics) (sometimes capitalised) A member of a green party; an environmentalist.
GREEN, noun. (golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.
GREEN, noun. (bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.
GREEN, noun. (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.
GREEN, noun. (British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.
GREEN, noun. A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.
GREEN, noun. (mostly in plural) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.
GREEN, noun. Any substance or pigment of a green colour.
GREEN, noun. (British) (slang) (uncountable) marijuana.
GREEN, noun. (US) (uncountable) Money.
GREEN, noun. (particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.
GREEN, verb. (transitive) To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.
GREEN, verb. To become or grow green in colour.
GREEN, verb. (transitive) To add greenspaces to (a town).
GREEN, verb. (intransitive) To become environmentally aware.
GREEN, verb. (transitive) To make (something) environmentally friendly.
GREEN, proper noun. A common English surname​.
GREEN, adjective. (politics) Of, or pertaining, to a Green party.
GREEN 'UN, noun. (chiefly British) a newspaper supplement or edition concerning sport, especially football; printed on green newsprint
GREEN ABOUT THE GILLS, adjective. (idiomatic) Ill or unwell, especially as indicated by one's appearance.
GREEN ALDER, noun. A tree in the genus Alnus; Alnus viridis.
GREEN ALGA, noun. Any of very many organisms, of the division Chlorophyta, that grow in damp places; a chlorophyte
GREEN ALGAE, noun. Plural of green alga
GREEN ANACONDA, noun. A large green carnivorous anaconda with very long body and black spots.
GREEN ANARCHISM, noun. (politics) (economics) anarchist school of thought which emphasizes environmental issues
GREEN ANARCHIST, adjective. (politics) (economics) of, supporting, relating to, or advocating green anarchism
GREEN ANARCHIST, noun. (politics) (economics) a person who advocates green anarchism
GREEN ANOLE, noun. An arboreal lizard, Anolis carolinensis, native to the southeastern United States
GREEN ANOLES, noun. Plural of green anole
GREEN AROUND THE GILLS, adjective. Alternative form of green about the gills
GREEN AS A GOOSEBERRY, adjective. (idiomatic) young and inexperienced
GREEN ASH, noun. Fraxinus pennsylvanica, a species of ash tree native to eastern and central North America.
GREEN AT THE GILLS, adjective. Alternative form of green about the gills
GREEN BAG, noun. (AU) (NZ) A reusable shopping bag; bag for life.
GREEN BAN, noun. (Australia) (UK) A ban instigated by a trade union on construction or demolition work on a site deemed to be of cultural, historical or environmental significance. [From 1973.]
GREEN BANS, noun. Plural of green ban
GREEN BEAN, noun. The immature pods of any kind of bean plant, eaten as a vegetable.
GREEN BEAN, noun. The immature pods of numerous varieties of the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.
GREEN BEANS, noun. Plural of green bean
GREEN BEHIND THE EARS, adjective. Alternative form of wet behind the ears
GREEN BELT, noun. An area of agricultural land around an urban area that is protected from large-scale housing
GREEN BERET, noun. A member of the United States Army Special Forces.
GREEN BERETS, noun. Plural of Green Beret
GREEN BODY, noun. An object composed of a ceramic compound, usually clay or powder, before it has been fired.
GREEN BOTTLE FLIES, noun. Plural of green bottle fly
GREEN BOTTLE FLY, noun. (insects) Flies in the genera Lucilia and Phaenicia.
GREEN BUILDING, noun. (countable) A building designed to be ecologically correct by using resources efficiently, using internal recycling, renewable energy sources, recyclable or biodegradable construction materials, and blending in with the local environment, particularly in out-of-town locations. The aims are to reduce to a minimum the environmental impact, and to take human health factors into consideration.
GREEN BUILDING, noun. (uncountable) The design and construction of such buildings
GREEN BULRUSH, noun. A plant of the species Scirpus atrovirens
GREEN CARD, noun. (US) A US work permit, officially known as United States Permanent Resident Card.
GREEN CARD, noun. (field hockey) A warning card, given to a player for an infraction of the rules. A further infraction may warrant a yellow card or red card.
GREEN CARDS, noun. Plural of green card
GREEN CAVIAR, noun. The edible seaweed Caulerpa lentillifera.
GREEN CHAIN, noun. An area where lumber is sorted and piled at a sawmill.
GREEN CINNABAR, noun. A green pigment consisting of the oxides of cobalt and zinc subjected to the action of fire.
GREEN COLLAR, adjective. Alternative form of green-collar
GREEN CORMORANT, noun. (Ireland) the shag.
GREEN CORRIDOR, noun. A thin strip of land that provides sufficient habitat to support wildlife, often within an urban environment, thus allowing the movement of wildlife along it. Common green corridors include railway embankments, river banks and roadside grass verges.
GREEN CRAB, noun. (North America) (South Africa) The shore crab.
GREEN CRABS, noun. Plural of green crab
GREEN CROP, noun. (obsolete) (agriculture) A vegetable crop, as opposed to a cereal crop; a crop which has green leaves when harvested
GREEN DIESEL, noun. (British) (Ireland) diesel fuel that has been dyed green to indicate that it is only permitted to be used off-road due to lower road taxes.
GREEN DIESEL, noun. (British) environmentally friendly diesel fuel.
GREEN DRAGON, noun. (countable) Any of several plants in the family Araceae, including the North American species Arisaema dracontium and the Asian genus Pinellia.
GREEN DRAGON, noun. (uncountable) A tincture of cannabis, typically made by soaking the flowers, leaves, or stems in ethyl alcohol.
GREEN DRAGONS, noun. Plural of green dragon
GREEN EARTH, noun. A variety of glauconite, found in cavities in amygdaloid and other eruptive rock, and used as a green pigment by artists.
GREEN ENERGIES, noun. Plural of green energy
GREEN ENERGY, noun. Non-polluting source of energy.
GREEN FAIRY, noun. (slang) absinthe (the drink)
GREEN FALLOW, noun. Fallow ground which is planted with a different crop, e.g. a pease field planted with turnips.
GREEN FALLOWS, noun. Plural of green fallow
GREEN FINGERS, noun. (idiomatic) A seemingly natural gardening ability
GREEN FIRE, noun. A pyrotechnic composition which burns with a green flame. It consists of sulfur and potassium chlorate, with some salt of barium (usually the nitrate).
GREEN FLASH, noun. (meteorology) (astronomy) A rare phenomenon observed in morning or evening when the sun is crossing or immediately below the horizon, in which a momentary flash or ray of green light appears above the upper rim of the solar disk, caused by refraction of light in the atmosphere.
GREEN FLASHES, noun. Plural of green flash
GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN, noun. (protein) Any of a class of protein produced by bioluminescent jellyfish of the genus Aequorea, that is used in biological research to trace the biosynthesis and movement of proteins in living organisms
GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEINS, noun. Plural of green fluorescent protein
GREEN GOBLIN, noun. (astronomy) a type of intergalactic nebula caused by a nearby formerly active galactic nucleus whose emissions in its active period reflected off and stimulated the nebula, causing a green glow long after the AGN has become quiescent.
GREEN GOBLINS, noun. Plural of green goblin
GREEN GODDESS, noun. (British) (informal) a fire engine used by the army
GREEN GODDESSES, noun. Plural of Green Goddess
GREEN GOLD, noun. An alloy of gold and silver, used in some jewellery; electrum.
GREEN GOWN, noun. (now archaic) (historical) A dress that has been stained green from rolling in the grass; generally with allusion to sexual activity, especially a woman's loss of virginity. [from 16th c.]
GREEN GOWNS, noun. Plural of green gown
GREEN GRAM, noun. A bean from the seed of Vigna radiata, which is native to Bangladesh and India.
GREEN HAIRSTREAK, noun. A small, green butterfly, Callophrys rubi, of the family Lycaenidae.
GREEN HAIRSTREAKS, noun. Plural of green hairstreak
GREEN HELLEBORE, noun. An extremely toxic herbaceous perennial plant of the species Veratrum viride that is native to the western and eastern parts of the United States, but not the central part.
GREEN HELLEBORES, noun. Plural of green hellebore
GREEN HMONG, proper noun. A Hmongic lect spoken in Laos and elsewhere, including among Hmong American communities, and written using the Latin or Pahawh Hmong scripts.
GREEN HORNET, noun. (military) (informal) In the Vietnam War, a member of the US Air Force's 20th Special Operations Squadron, who used the Bell UH-1F variant of the "Huey" military helicopter.
GREEN HORNET, noun. (Canada) (slang) bylaw officer.
GREEN HORNETS, noun. Plural of green hornet
GREEN IN THE GILLS, adjective. Alternative form of green about the gills
GREEN INDIGO, noun. (idiom) Synonym of lokao.
GREEN ISLAND, proper noun. (geography) A small volcanic island of the Republic of China, located southeast of Taiwan Island, primarily noted for its prison colonies.
GREEN JERSEY, noun. (cycling) The green-colored shirt worn by the leader of a subsidiary competition in a race. In the Tour de France it is worn by the leader of the points competition
GREEN JOE-PYE WEED, noun. Eutrochium purpureum, native to eastern North America.
GREEN LABELLING, noun. (British) (Canadian spelling) Any of various labelling systems intended to help customers make informed choices concerning the environmental consequences of the manufacture, use and disposal of a product.
GREEN LACEWING, noun. Any insect of the family Chrysopidae, a chrysopid.
GREEN LACEWINGS, noun. Plural of green lacewing
GREEN LANE, noun. (British) Any of several types of wide unsurfaced paths through the countryside, especially ancient ones once used for herding animals
GREEN LEEK, noun. Polytelis swainsonii, a mostly bright green parrot of southeastern Australia.
GREEN LEEKS, noun. Plural of green leek
GREEN LIGHT, noun. A traffic light in its green state (indicating that vehicles may proceed).
GREEN LIGHT, noun. (idiomatic) approval, or permission to proceed.
GREEN LIGHTS, noun. Plural of green light
GREEN LIGHTS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of green light
GREEN LINE, noun. A demarcation line, such as that separating Israeli and Palestinian / other Arab territories according to a 1949 armistice, or that separating the Republic of Cyrpus from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
GREEN LINE, noun. An indicator of grammar error in some word processing applications.
GREEN LINES, noun. Plural of green line
GREEN LINNET, noun. European greenfinch
GREEN LINNETS, noun. Plural of green linnet
GREEN LOOPER, noun. The cankerworm.
GREEN LUNG, noun. An area of natural parkland within an urban region, supposed to replenish the air with oxygen.
GREEN LUNGS, noun. Plural of green lung
GREEN MAN, noun. (now historical) A character in British folklore often depicted as a foliate head. [from 16th c.]
GREEN MAN, noun. (chiefly UK) A small figure of a walking man illuminated in green on a traffic light at a pedestrian crossing, indicating that it is safe to cross the road. [from 20th c.]
GREEN MANURE, noun. A crop that is ploughed into the soil to improve its fertility
GREEN MARBLE, noun. The mineral serpentine.
GREEN MEN, noun. Plural of green man
GREEN MIAO, proper noun. The Green Hmong language.
GREEN MONDAY, proper noun. (US) (marketing) The last Monday before Christmas when standard bulk rate postal shipping will ship parcels and packages to destinations and arrive before Christmas. This day is also heavily promoted with free shipping deals.
GREEN MONG, proper noun. Alternative form of Green Hmong
GREEN MONKEY, noun. An Old World monkey of the genus Chlorocebus.
GREEN MONKEY DISEASE, noun. A viral disease of humans and primates originating in green monkeys, caused by the Marburgvirus.
GREEN MONKEYS, noun. Plural of green monkey
GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE, proper noun. Vermont
GREEN MUSTARD, noun. Wasabi
GREEN MUSTARD CABBAGE, noun. Mustard greens
GREEN OLIVE, noun. An olive picked before it has ripened; as opposed to a black olive which is picked after ripening.
GREEN OLIVES, noun. Plural of green olive
GREEN ONION, noun. (US) scallion
GREEN ONIONS, noun. Plural of green onion
GREEN ORMER, noun. Haliotis tuberculata, an edible gastropod.
GREEN PAPER, noun. A tentative government report of a proposal without any commitment to action, being the first step in changing the law; a discussion document.
GREEN PAPER, noun. (Canada) An official document sponsored by the Crown of propositions put before the nation for discussion.
GREEN PAPERS, noun. Plural of green paper
GREEN PARTIES, noun. Plural of green party
GREEN PARTY, noun. A political party whose principal concern is the protection of the environment.
GREEN PARTY, proper noun. The particular green party of a country or region.
GREEN PEPPER, noun. The green, unripe, form of the sweet bell pepper. Popular in cooking, especially Italian cuisine. The unripe bell pepper is green and generally changes to other colors as it matures, cultivars exist for red, orange, yellow and other shades.
GREEN PEPPER, noun. A green variety of dried peppercorn, made from the unripe berries by treating them in a manner that retains the green colour.
GREEN PEPPERS, noun. Plural of green pepper
GREEN PIGEON, noun. Any member of the genus Treron of the pigeon family.
GREEN PLOVER, noun. (British) the lapwing.
GREEN PLOVERS, noun. Plural of green plover
GREEN POCKET, noun. (snooker) The corner pocket on a snooker table that is nearest the green spot.
GREEN POCKETS, noun. Plural of green pocket
GREEN POTATO, noun. A potato that has been exposed to sunlight so has turned green in colour and bitter in taste.
GREEN PRAWN, noun. A raw prawn (not green in colour)
GREEN ROOF, noun. A roof of a house or other building which is painted or otherwise colored green.
GREEN ROOF, noun. A roof of a house or other building which is covered with soil and grass, plants, trees, or other landscaping materials.
GREEN ROOF, noun. A roof of a house or other building on which solar panels, solar hot water collectors, wind powered turbines, or other natural energy collectors are placed.
GREEN ROOF, noun. A roof of a house or other building which is designed to collect rainfall for use in gardens, lawns, or as drinking water.
GREEN ROOFS, noun. Plural of green roof
GREEN ROOM, noun. (entertainment) In a television studio, theatre or concert hall, the room where performers await their entrance.
GREEN ROOM, noun. (surfing) The inside of a tube (ie. of a wave making a tube).
GREEN ROOMS, noun. Plural of green room
GREEN ROUGE, noun. (dated) chromic oxide
GREEN SALT OF MAGNUS, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) A dark green crystalline salt, consisting of ammonia united with certain chlorides of platinum.
GREEN SAND, noun. An aggregate of sand, bentonite clay, pulverized coal, and water, used in making moulds for metal casting.
GREEN SCREEN, noun. Chroma key, a technique for replacing the studio background of video. Also called blue screen depending on the color of the background.
GREEN SCREEN, noun. The display of an IBM 3270 or similar monochrome monitor.
GREEN SCREENS, noun. Plural of green screen
GREEN SEA, noun. A solid wave of water coming aboard the deck of a ship
GREEN SEA TURTLE, noun. Chelonia mydas, a large sea turtle, the only species of the genus Chelonia.
GREEN SEA TURTLES, noun. Plural of green sea turtle
GREEN SICKNESS, noun. A disease characterised by a greenish tint to the skin; chlorosis. [from 16th c.]
GREEN SICKNESS, noun. With reference to the abnormal appetite associated with such a disease; pica. [from 16th c.]
GREEN SLIP, noun. (Australia) (South Australia) (obsolete) A portion of Crown land remaining unalienated due to a size discrepancy between the land survey and the actual division.
GREEN SLIP, noun. (Australia) (New South Wales) A certificate of third party personal liability insurance, required in order to register a motor vehicle.
GREEN SLIPS, noun. Plural of green slip
GREEN SMOOTHIE, noun. A type of health shake made by blending raw leafy vegetables with fruits and water.
GREEN SPOT, noun. (snooker) The spot on a snooker table where the green ball is normally placed.
GREEN SPOTS, noun. Plural of green spot
GREEN STATE, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A state where the Green Party of the United States (GPUS) is influential.
GREEN STATE, noun. (US) (idiomatic) Somewhat whimsical term for environmentally friendly state. (In the modern United States) a state that is, or is perceived as, environmentally friendly.
GREEN STATES, noun. Plural of green state
GREEN TAPE, noun. (derogatory) Time-consuming bureaucratic procedures or regulations relating to environmental concerns.
GREEN TAX, noun. (economics) A fiscal policy in which a differential level of taxation is intended to promote ecologically sustainable activities via economic incentives
GREEN TAXES, noun. Plural of green tax
GREEN TEA, noun. Leaves of the tea plant which are treated with steam or roasted to denature the enzymes that cause the leaves to darken and change taste. (Without this step they would become oolong tea or black tea).
GREEN TEA, noun. A beverage brewed from green tea leaves.
GREEN TEAS, noun. Plural of green tea
GREEN THREAD, noun. (computing) A thread of execution that is scheduled by a virtual machine, not natively by the underlying operating system.
GREEN THREADS, noun. Plural of green thread
GREEN THUMB, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A natural skill for gardening.
GREEN THUMB, noun. (US) A person with this skill.
GREEN THUMBS, noun. Plural of green thumb
GREEN TOBACCO SICKNESS, noun. A form of nicotine poisoning caused by dermal absorption of nicotine from the surface of wet tobacco plants.
GREEN TOP, noun. (British) unpasteurised full cream milk, having a green top to the bottle
GREEN TURTLE, noun. The green sea turtle.
GREEN TURTLES, noun. Plural of green turtle
GREEN ULTRAMARINE, noun. A green pigment obtained as a first product in the manufacture of ultramarine, into which it is changed by subsequent treatment.
GREEN VEGETABLE BUG, noun. (AU) (NZ) A stink bug, Nezara viridula, that has spread worldwide in tropical and subtropical regions and is a significant pest on many crops.
GREEN VEGETABLE BUGS, noun. Plural of green vegetable bug
GREEN VITRIOL, noun. (dated) Old name for iron(II) sulfate (FeSO4).
GREEN WATER, noun. (nautical) A large quanity of water on a ship's deck as a result of massive waves during a large storm. Often damaging equipment and global ship response.
GREEN WAVE, noun. A purposefully designed timing of a series of traffic lights to produce a green light for cars travelling at the correct speed as they arrive at the lights.
GREEN WAVES, noun. Plural of green wave
GREEN WAX, noun. (obsolete) (legal) (in 15th century England) An estreat from the Exchequer, delivered to a sheriff, sealed upon green wax.
GREEN WITH ENVY, adjective. (idiomatic) Consumed by envy; envious to the point where it is noticeable to others.
GREEN WOODPECKER, noun. A European bird, Picus viridis.
GREEN WOODPECKERS, noun. Plural of green woodpecker

Dictionary definition

GREEN, noun. Green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass.
GREEN, noun. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park".
GREEN, noun. United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952).
GREEN, noun. An environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party.
GREEN, noun. A river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
GREEN, noun. An area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker".
GREEN, noun. Any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables.
GREEN, noun. Street names for ketamine.
GREEN, verb. Turn or become green; "The trees are greening".
GREEN, adjective. Of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint".
GREEN, adjective. Concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party.
GREEN, adjective. Not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood".
GREEN, adjective. Looking pale and unhealthy; "you're looking green"; "green around the gills".
GREEN, adjective. Naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope