Associations to the word «Red»

Wiktionary

RED, adjective. Having red as its color.
RED, adjective. Of hair, having an orange-brown colour; ginger.
RED, adjective. (often capitalized) Leftwing, socialist, or communist.
RED, adjective. (US) (modern) Supportive of or dominated by the political party represented by the color red, especially the U.S. Republican Party.
RED, adjective. (US) (modern) Of, pertaining to, or run by (a member of) the political party represented by the color red, especially the U.S. Republican Party.
RED, adjective. (British) Supportive of the Labour Party.
RED, adjective. (Germany) (politics) Related to the Social Democratic Party.
RED, adjective. (astronomy) Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.
RED, adjective. (particle physics) Having a color charge of red.
RED, noun. (countable and uncountable) Any of a range of colours having the longest wavelengths, 670   nm, of the visible spectrum; a primary additive colour for transmitted light: the colour obtained by subtracting green and blue from white light using magenta and yellow filters; the colour of blood, ripe strawberries, etc.
RED, noun. (countable) A revolutionary socialist or (most commonly) a Communist; (usually capitalized) a Bolshevik, a supporter of the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War.
RED, noun. (countable) (snooker) One of the 15 red balls used in snooker, distinguished from the colours.
RED, noun. (countable and uncountable) Red wine.
RED, noun. (slang) The drug secobarbital; a capsule of this drug.
RED, noun. (informal) A red light (a traffic signal)
RED, noun. (Ireland) (UK) (beverages) (informal) red lemonade
RED, noun. (particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.
RED, verb. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of rede
RED, verb. (colloquial) Alternative spelling of redd
RED, verb. (transitive) (Pennsylvania) Alternative spelling of redd
RED, noun. A Communist
RED, noun. A supporter of a sports team who wears red as part of their kit.
RED, proper noun. A nickname given to someone who has or had red hair.
RED, adjective. Communist
RED, noun. (acronym) Reverse electrodialysis.
RED ADMIRABLE, noun. Synonym of red admiral.
RED ADMIRABLES, noun. Plural of red admirable
RED ADMIRAL, noun. A bright red and black butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, of the family Nymphalidae.
RED ADMIRALS, noun. Plural of red admiral
RED ALDER, noun. A tree in the genus Alnus; Alnus rubra.
RED ALDER, noun. A South African tree Cunonia capensis
RED ALDERS, noun. Plural of red alder
RED ALE, noun. A kind of Irish ale with a reddish colour.
RED ALE, noun. A kind of Belgian sour ale brewed with red malt and often fermented with organisms other than Saccharomyces cerevisiae, especially Lactobacillus.
RED ALERT, interjection. A warning that indicates an emergency situation.
RED ALERT, interjection. A state of readiness to deal with such emergency situation.
RED ALES, noun. Plural of red ale
RED ALGA, noun. Any marine alga of the phylum Rhodophyta, mostly reddish in colour
RED ALGAE, noun. Plural of red alga
RED ANT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see red,‎ ant.
RED ANT, noun. The European red ant (common red ant), (Myrmica rubra).
RED ANT, noun. The Pharaoh ant, (Monomorium pharaonis).
RED ANT, noun. The red harvester ant, (Pogonomyrmex barbatus), native to southwestern US.
RED ANT, noun. The red imported fire ant, (Solenopsis invicta), native to South America, but broadly invasive.
RED ANT, noun. The European red wood ant, (Formica polyctena or Formica pratensis).
RED ANT, noun. The red bull ant, (Myrmecia gulosa).
RED ANTIMONY, noun. Kermesite
RED ANTS, noun. Plural of red ant
RED ARMY, proper noun. (historical) Name of the Soviet army in the period 1917-1946.
RED ARMY FACTION, proper noun. A former militant left-wing terrorist organization in postwar West Germany.
RED ARMY MAN, noun. (historical) the lowest military rank of the Red Army
RED ARMYMAN, noun. Alternative form of Red Army man
RED ASH, noun. Fraxinus pennsylvanica, a species of ash tree native to eastern and central North America.
RED BALL, noun. (police) (slang) A high-profile high-priority case which draws political or media attention.
RED BALL, adjective. (railroads) Of or related to priority freight or the trains that carry it.
RED BANDFISH, noun. A species of bandfish found in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean from Senegal to Norway, Cepola macrophthalma, also Cepola rubescens.
RED BARON, noun. (idiomatic) (aviation) (military) A hotshot fighter pilot; an ace fighter pilot.
RED BAY, noun. A small tree, Persea borbonia, in the Lauraceae family, with red fruit and wood, used for ornamental purposes.
RED BAYBERRIES, noun. Plural of red bayberry
RED BAYBERRY, noun. Morella rubra
RED BEAN, noun. The azuki bean (Vigna angularis), most common in East Asia.
RED BEAN, noun. The rice bean (Vigna umbellata).
RED BEAN, noun. Any of various red varieties of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), including the kidney bean, Honduran red bean, and Salvadoran red bean.
RED BEANS, noun. Plural of red bean
RED BEET, noun. Beetroot.
RED BIDDY, noun. (slang) A cheap alcoholic drink made from mixing red wine and methanol.
RED BLOOD CELL, noun. (hematology) (cytology) A type of cell in the blood of vertebrates that contains hemoglobin and transports oxygen from the lungs to the tissues; an erythrocyte.
RED BLOOD CELL CAST, noun. (medical) A matrix of decomposing red blood cells found in the urine as a symptom of glomerular disease
RED BLOOD CELLS, noun. Plural of red blood cell
RED BOOK, noun. A book, often bound with a red cover, or online equivalent, that is an official, or canonical, collection of data, regulations, or writings.
RED BOOK, noun. A book supposedly belonging to the devil and containing the signatures of those in league with him.
RED BOOK, proper noun. The official standard for audio CDs.
RED BOOKS, noun. Plural of red book
RED BRASS, noun. (US) gunmetal alloy
RED BRICK UNIVERSITIES, noun. Plural of red brick university
RED BRICK UNIVERSITY, noun. (British) any traditional British university other than Oxford or Cambridge, especially one founded in the Victorian age in a large city
RED BRIGADES, proper noun. A former Marxist-Leninist militant group based in Italy
RED CABBAGE, noun. (countable) (uncountable) A form of cabbage having red leaves, Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra .
RED CABBAGE, noun. (uncountable) Food made from the leaves of the plant.
RED CABBAGES, noun. Plural of red cabbage
RED CAP, noun. (British) (folklore) A kind of evil brownie or imp.
RED CAP, noun. A breed of poultry.
RED CAR, noun. (historical) (informal) A streetcar of the former Pacific Electric Railway mass transit system that went all across Greater Los Angeles.
RED CAR, noun. (historical) The entire now-defunct corporation and system of the Pacific Electric Railway.
RED CARD, noun. (sports) A card displayed by the referee when a player is sent off for a serious infringement of the rules.
RED CARD, noun. (colloquial) Any official instructions to vacate an area.
RED CARDINAL FLOWER, noun. Lobelia cardinalis, native from Quebec to California and at higher elevations through Central America to Colombia.
RED CARDS, noun. Plural of red card
RED CARPET, noun. A strip of red carpet that is laid for a VIP to walk on.
RED CARPET, noun. VIP treatment.
RED CARPETS, noun. Plural of red carpet
RED CEDAR, noun. A juniper native to North America and highly prized for its fragrant wood, Juniperus virginiana.
RED CEDAR, noun. The arbor vitae, found in North America, Thuja plicata.
RED CEDAR, noun. An evergreen tree of the mahogany family with reddish wood, found in Australia, Toona australis.
RED CEDAR, noun. The wood of any of these trees.
RED CELL, noun. (hematology) (cytology) A type of cell in the blood of vertebrates that contains haemoglobin and transports oxygen from the lungs to the tissues; a red blood cell.
RED CENT, noun. (US) A copper penny.
RED CENT, noun. (US) (colloquial) A very small amount of money.
RED CENTS, noun. Plural of red cent
RED CHALK, noun. An indurated clayey ochre containing iron, used by painters and artificers; reddle.
RED CHINA, proper noun. (slang) The People's Republic of China
RED CHINESE, adjective. (dated) pertaining to the People's Republic of China
RED CHINESE, adjective. (obsolete) originating from the Communists of the Republic of China prior to the Chinese Civil War
RED CHINESE, noun. (dated) a national of the People's Republic of China
RED CHINESE, noun. (dated) a communist from China
RED CHIP, noun. A stock or other investment in perceived high value and reliable company of the People's Republic of China.
RED CHOKEBERRY, noun. Photinia pyrifolia
RED CIRCLE RATE, noun. A pay that is above average for the same type of work.
RED CLOVER, noun. A clover, Trifolium pratense, with red flowers, found in Europe, Asia and North America.
RED COAT, noun. Alternative spelling of redcoat
RED COPPER, noun. (mineralogy) red copper oxide; cuprite
RED CORPUSCLE, noun. (cytology) An erythrocyte.
RED CORPUSCLES, noun. Plural of red corpuscle
RED COTTON TREE, noun. The silk-cotton tree.
RED COTTON-TREE, noun. Alternative spelling of red cotton tree
RED CRESCENT, proper noun. A branch of the Red Cross that operates in Muslim countries.
RED CRESCENT, proper noun. The symbol of this branch.
RED CROSS, proper noun. An international humanitarian organization that cares for the wounded, sick, and homeless.
RED CROSS, proper noun. The symbol of this organization.
RED CROSS, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
RED CROSS, proper noun. A town in North Carolina.
RED CUNT HAIR, noun. (slang) (vulgar) An extremely small measurement.
RED CUNT HAIRS, noun. Plural of red cunt hair
RED CURRANT, noun. Alternative spelling of redcurrant
RED CURRANTS, noun. Plural of red currant
RED DAIKON, noun. (botany) Alternative term for watermelon radish
RED DAIKONS, noun. Plural of red daikon
RED DEER, noun. Browsing mammal, animal with antlers found in Europe, Cervus elaphus.
RED DEER, noun. The wapiti or North American elk, Cervus canadensis, a deer species of North America, long believed to be a subspecies of the European red deer
RED DEERS, noun. Plural of red deer; particularly in the sense of more than one species.
RED DELICIOUS, noun. A variety of apple which is red in color and has a mild sweet flavour
RED DEVIL, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Manchester United Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
RED DEVILS, proper noun. Parachute Regiment
RED DEVILS, proper noun. Manchester United F.C.
RED DIAPER BABY, noun. (chiefly US) A child of parents who belonged to a communist party (usually the United States Communist Party), identified as communists, or were supportive of communist ideas and goals.
RED DIESEL, noun. (British) (Ireland) untaxed diesel fuel intended to be used on private property.
RED DOG, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see red,‎ dog.
RED DOG, noun. A card game in which players bet on the next card to appear.
RED DOG, noun. (US) (American football) A blitz.
RED DOG, noun. The lowest grade of flour in milling, secured largely from the germ or embryo and adjacent parts, and mainly useful as animal feed.
RED DOG, verb. (US) (American football) To blitz.
RED DOGS, noun. Plural of red dog
RED DOGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of red dog
RED DRUM, noun. A large red edible fish, Sciaenops ocellata, also called channel bass or redfish.
RED DRUMS, noun. Plural of red drum
RED DWARF, noun. (star) A small, relatively cool star of the main sequence; most stars in the Milky Way are red dwarfs.
RED DWARFS, noun. Plural of red dwarf
RED EARTH, noun. A red soil found in tropical areas, containing oxidized iron.
RED ELM, noun. Ulmus rubra, native to eastern North America (from southeast North Dakota, east to Maine and southern Quebec, south to northernmost Florida, and west to eastern Texas).
RED ENSIGN, proper noun. The flag flown by a British merchant ship
RED ENVELOPE, noun. A monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions, such as the Chinese New Year.
RED ENVELOPES, noun. Plural of red envelope
RED EYE, noun. A cocktail made from ale, tomato juice and egg, a variation of Bloody Mary
RED FACE TEST, noun. (idiomatic) A hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.
RED FACTOR CANARIES, noun. Plural of red factor canary
RED FACTOR CANARY, noun. A canary of a breed with reddish-orange plumage.
RED FESCUE, noun. A grass plant, Festuca rubra, with green, red, or blue-green flowers, found in Europe, Asia and North America.
RED FESCUES, noun. Plural of red fescue
RED FIR, noun. Abies magnifica, a western North American fir tree.
RED FIRE, noun. A chemical mixture used in fireworks and flares that burns with a bright red flame.
RED FLAG, noun. (idiomatic) A cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong.
RED FLAG, noun. (politics) A common symbol, usually in the form of a banner, for leftist revolutionary ideologies, especially socialism.
RED FLAGS, noun. Plural of red flag
RED FLOWER, noun. A flower which is red, such as one which yields red dye.
RED FLOWERS, noun. Plural of red flower
RED FOX, noun. A common species of fox, Vulpes vulpes native to North America, Asia, Europe and North Africa; small, with reddish fur, but larger than the arctic fox.
RED FOX, noun. A flowering plant, Celosia argentea, having brightly coloured flowers of several shades.
RED FOXES, noun. Plural of red fox
RED GIANT, noun. (star) A large red coloured star with a lower surface temperature than many stars.
RED GIANTS, noun. Plural of red giant
RED GINGER, noun. A Malaysian plant related to ginger, Alpinia purpurata, grown for its showy red flower spikes.
RED GOODS, noun. Products that are consumed and replaced quickly, such as food, as opposed to items that have moderate (orange goods) or long-term (yellow goods) lifespans. The colors here have to do with the rate of consumption, as opposed to the genre (as in white goods or brown goods).
RED GROUSE, noun. A medium-sized bird, Lagopus lagopus scotica, of the grouse family, found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland.
RED GUARD, noun. A member of any of several organizations known as Red Guards or Red Guard.
RED GUARDS, noun. Plural of red guard
RED GUM, noun. Eucalyptus camaldulensis, an eucalyptus tree with red wood, found in Australia.
RED GUM, noun. Liquidambar styraciflua, a tree of the hazel family, found in North America.
RED HAIR, noun. Hair of a ginger/auburn color.
RED HAKE, noun. Urophycis chuss, an edible phycid hake of the genus Urophycis, found in the Atlantic Ocean.
RED HEAT, noun. The condition of being red-hot
RED HEAT, noun. The temperature of something that is red-hot
RED HERRING, noun. A smoke-cured and salt-brined herring strong enough to turn the flesh red; a type of kipper.
RED HERRING, noun. (figuratively) A clue or information that is or is intended to be misleading, that diverts attention from a question.
RED HERRINGS, noun. Plural of red herring
RED HOT, noun. (US) (Midwest) A frankfurter, a hot dog.
RED HUCKLEBERRY, noun. A deciduous shrub native to west coast of North America growing to 8-foot tall, Vaccinium parvifolium.
RED HUCKLEBERRY, noun. The edible red to blue-black berry of this plant.
RED INDIAN, noun. (dated) (offensive) An American Indian, a Native American.
RED INK, noun. (idiomatic) (business) (management) (accounting) A euphemism for financial loss.
RED JUNGLEFOWL, noun. A wild bird of the species Gallus gallus, native to south and east Asia, from which the domestic chicken is believed to be descended.
RED KANGAROO, noun. A large kangaroo, Megaleia rufa, found in the desert areas of Australia.
RED KANGAROOS, noun. Plural of red kangaroo
RED KITE, noun. A predator bird of the kite (Accipitridae) family, Milvus milvus.
RED KNOT, noun. Calidris canutus, a species of wading bird.
RED KURDISTAN, proper noun. (colloquial) the Kurdistan Autonomous Oblast.
RED LEAD, noun. A bright red, poisonous oxide of lead, Pb3O4, used as a pigment and in glass and ceramics
RED LEICESTER, noun. A mild, firm English cheese, orange in colour, resembling cheddar.
RED LEMONADE, noun. (UK) (Ireland) Lemonade coloured with natural food colouring, giving it a red appearance and a slightly sweeter taste.
RED LETTER DAY, noun. (idiomatic) A particularly significant day or a day to celebrate (personal or sectarian).
RED LETTER LAW, noun. A law that is a large scale attempt by a government to regulate business in the interest of society at large.
RED LETTER LAWS, noun. Plural of red letter law
RED LIGHT, noun. A warning light, especially as a traffic signal indicating ‘stop’.
RED LIGHT, noun. A sign of a brothel.
RED LIGHT, noun. (idiomatic) Denial to proceed. Ruling out of any possibility.
RED LIGHTS, noun. Plural of red light
RED LINE, noun. A boundary or limit which should not be crossed.
RED LINE, noun. (ice hockey) The thick red line on the ice which divides the rink in half.
RED LINES, noun. Plural of red line
RED LINK, noun. (Internet) (Wiktionary and WMF jargon) A red hyperlink that points to a nonexistent page of a wiki.
RED LINKS, noun. Plural of red link
RED LION, noun. (US) (Canada) the puma.
RED LIQUOR, noun. (dyeing) A solution consisting essentially of aluminium acetate, used as a mordant in the fixation of dyestuffs on vegetable fiber.
RED LIST, noun. A list of endangered species, created by the World Conservation Monitoring Center.
RED MAN, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see red,‎ man.
RED MAN, noun. (now) (considered an ethnic slur and offensive) An American Indian, a Native American.
RED MAN SYNDROME, noun. An infusion reaction to vancomycin, causing flushing of the skin and an erythematous rash on the upper body.
RED MANGANESE, noun. Rhodochrosite
RED MANGE, proper noun. (colloquial) demodectic mange
RED MAPLE, noun. A tree of the species Acer rubrum
RED MAPLES, noun. Plural of red maple
RED MEASLES, noun. Measles, rubeola.
RED MEAT, noun. Meats such as beef that are dark red in colour when uncooked.
RED MEAT, noun. (uncountable) (politics) (idiomatic) Fresh, inspiring, or inflammatory topics or information.
RED MEAT RADISH, noun. Alternative term for watermelon radish
RED MEAT RADISHES, noun. Plural of red meat radish
RED MEATS, noun. Plural of red meat
RED MEN, noun. Plural of red man
RED MERCURY, noun. A supposed substance for use in the creation of nuclear bombs and other weapons, about which there are various conspiracy theories.
RED MIST, noun. (literally) A mist of red colour.
RED MIST, noun. (idiomatic) uncontrollable rage, anger sufficient to stop clear thinking.
RED MUD, noun. (extractive metallurgy) A mixture of solid and metallic oxide-bearing impurities that is a waste product of bauxite refinement.
RED MUD, noun. Used in literal contexts: see red,‎ mud.
RED MULLET, noun. Goatfish (genus Mullus).
RED NECK SYNDROME, noun. Alternate name for red man syndrome.
RED NEURALGIA, noun. Erythromelalgia
RED NOISE, noun. A signal or process with a frequency spectrum such that the spectral energy density is proportional to the reciprocal of the frequency squared (1/f2).
RED NOSE DAY, proper noun. A day, usually every other year, on which the Comic Relief organisation encourages the public to engage in fundraising for charity.
RED NUCLEUS, noun. A collection of cells in the tegmentum involved in movement
RED NUCLEUS, noun. Specifically the title nucleus involved in the rubrospinal movement pathway
RED OAK, noun. (usually countable) An oak tree with wood of a red tint, with leaves that have pointed lobes, Quercus rubra, native to eastern North America.
RED OAK, noun. (usually countable) A similar tree of any of the many species in Quercus subg. Quercus, section Lobatae, found mostly in North America.
RED OAK, noun. (usually countable) (Australia) Carnarvonia araliifolia, a rainforest tree from Australia.
RED OAK, noun. (usually uncountable) Wood from such trees.
RED OAK, noun. Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous snake species found in North America.
RED OCHRE, noun. A clay-like material, containing ferric oxide, used as a pigment
RED ONION, noun. A type of onion with reddish purplish skin.
RED ONIONS, noun. Plural of red onion
RED OSIER DOGWOOD, noun. Cornus sericea, native to northern North America.
RED OXYGEN, noun. O8, ε oxygen
RED PANDA, noun. An omnivorous mammal, Ailurus fulgens, native to the Himalayas and eastern Asia, which has dark red fur and a ringed tail.
RED PANDAS, noun. Plural of red panda
RED PEA, noun. (Jamaica) kidney bean
RED PEAS, noun. Plural of red pea
RED PEPPER, noun. A red colored, ripe, bell or sweet pepper. Unripe peppers of this variety are colored green and edible but not as sweet.
RED PEPPER, noun. (US) Spicy peppers.
RED PEPPERS, noun. Plural of red pepper
RED PHOSPHORUS, noun. (chemistry) A stable allotrope of phosphorus; used in the manufacture of safety matches, pesticides etc.
RED PINE, noun. Pinus resinosa, native to cool temperate eastern North America.
RED PLANET, noun. The planet Mars
RED POPPY, noun. The common poppy (Papaver rhoeas), native to Eurasia.
RED POPPY, noun. Any poppy with red flowers.
RED PRECIPITATE, noun. (chemistry) (obsolete) Mercuric oxide (HgO), a heavy red crystalline powder obtained by heating mercuric nitrate, or by heating mercury in the air.
RED PUDDING, noun. A battered, deep-fried meat dish resembling a sausage.
RED PUSSY HAIR, noun. Alternative form of red cunt hair.
RED PUSSY HAIRS, noun. Plural of red pussy hair
RED QUEEN HYPOTHESIS, noun. An evolutionary hypothesis which proposes that organisms must constantly adapt, evolve, and proliferate not merely to gain reproductive advantage, but also simply to survive while pitted against other evolving organisms in an ever-changing environment.
RED RAG, noun. Something that will enrage another particular person.
RED RAG TO A BULL, noun. Something that will enrage another particular person.
RED RAGS, noun. Plural of red rag
RED RAGS TO A BULL, noun. Plural of red rag to a bull
RED RAIL, noun. Aphanapteryx bonasia, an extinct bird from the family Rallidae, formerly endemic to Mauritius.
RED RAILS, noun. Plural of red rail
RED RATTLE, noun. Any of several plant species of the genus Pedicularis and others.
RED RECTANGLE, proper noun. (astronomy) The nebula and binary star HD 44179.
RED RIBBON, noun. A badge in the form of a short strip of red ribbon crossed over itself, worn to show one's support of the fight against, and of people affected by, HIV and AIDS.
RED RIBBON, noun. A red ribbon awarded as a second-place prize.
RED RIBBONS, noun. Plural of red ribbon
RED RICE, noun. A dish of rice made with tomatoes; soul food from South Carolina
RED RIDER, noun. (idiomatic) another name for "War", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
RED RING, verb. (video games) (of an Xbox 360 games console) To suffer a general hardware fault, the red ring of death.
RED RING OF DEATH, noun. (video games) A fatal hardware exception in the Microsoft Xbox 360 video game console characterised by 3 or 4 red indicator LEDs around the power button. Abbreviation: RRoD.
RED RINGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of red ring
RED RINGING, verb. Present participle of red ring
RED RINGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of red ring
RED RINGS, verb. If my 360 red rings again, I swear I will scream!
RED RINGS OF DEATH, noun. Plural of red ring of death
RED RIVER, proper noun. Various rivers around the world
RED RIVER, proper noun. The Red River of Yunnan in southern China and of northern Vietnam
RED RIVER GORGE, proper noun. A canyon system on the Red River in east-central Kentucky.
RED RIVER HOG, noun. A species of bushpig or bush pig native to the forested areas of western and central Africa, Potamochoerus porcus.
RED ROCKET, noun. (Canada) Nickname for red-painted electrical streetcars and subway trams operated by the Toronto Transit Commission in Toronto, Canada, especially the classic models used during the early and mid-20th century.
RED ROCKETS, noun. Plural of red rocket
RED ROT, noun. A degradation process in vegetable-tanned leather, caused by humidity, environmental pollution, and high temperature, and resulting in a powdery surface and structural weakness.
RED ROUTE, noun. (chiefly British) A system of traffic management, marked by red lines along the edge of the road, where parking, loading or picking up passengers is restricted.
RED SAUCE, noun. Tomato sauce
RED SCARE, noun. Fearmongering about a rise of communism to threaten Western nations, especially from Soviet Union and the the Soviet bloc in the past, China, Cuba, North Korea, etc. but also from any leftist movements.
RED SEA, proper noun. A long, narrow sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula; links the Suez Canal with the Arabian Sea.
RED SEA GOVERNORATE, proper noun. One of the governorates of Egypt located between the Nile and the Red Sea
RED SHIFT, noun. (astronomy) Light spectra shifted towards red, as by elongation of light waves from a source moving away from the detector.
RED SILVER, noun. An ore of silver, of a ruby-red or reddish black color. It includes proustite, or light red silver, and pyrargyrite, or dark red silver.
RED SLAW, noun. A condiment made with green cabbage, vinegar, and ketchup.
RED SLENDER LORIS, noun. Loris tardigradus, a species of slender lorises.
RED SNAPPER, noun. Any of several Atlantic foodfishes, of the genus Lutjanus, that have reddish bodies
RED SNAPPERS, noun. Plural of red snapper
RED SNOW, noun. Synonym of watermelon snow.
RED SOX, proper noun. (US) (baseball) The Boston Red Sox, an American baseball team.
RED SOX NATION, proper noun. (US) the fanbase of the Boston Red Sox
RED SPRITE, noun. (astronomy) (meteorology) an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, large but weak luminous flashes that appear directly above an active thunderstorm system and are coincident with powerful positive cloud-to-ground lightning strokes
RED SPRITES, noun. Plural of red sprite
RED SQUAD, noun. (US) A police intelligence unit specializing in infiltrating, conducting countermeasures, and gathering intelligence on political and social groups.
RED SQUADS, noun. Plural of red squad
RED SQUARE, proper noun. A large historical square in central Moscow.
RED SQUIRREL, noun. Sciurus vulgaris, the Eurasian red squirrel, common in Europe and Asia.
RED SQUIRREL, noun. Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, the American red squirrel, found in parts of North America.
RED SQUIRRELS, noun. Plural of red squirrel
RED STATE, noun. (US) (idiomatic) A state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.
RED STATES, noun. Plural of red state
RED SUPERGIANT, noun. (star) A very large, red star, such as Betelgeuse and Antares.
RED SUPERGIANTS, noun. Plural of red supergiant
RED TAG, noun. One of the plastic cards used in the kanban manufacturing system.
RED TAPE, noun. The binding tape once used for holding important documents together.
RED TAPE, noun. (idiomatic) Time-consuming regulations or bureaucratic procedures.
RED TEA, noun. A beverage made from the rooibos plant.
RED TEA, noun. Black tea.
RED TIDE, noun. An algal bloom of sufficient quantity to cause discoloration (often red) in a body of water; red tides can potentially cause irritation or death to exposed creatures.
RED TIDES, noun. Plural of red tide
RED TIGER, noun. (US) (Canada) the puma.
RED TIGERS, noun. Plural of red tiger
RED TOAD TRILLIUM, noun. Trillium sessile, native to the midwestern United States, with more isolated populations in nearby states.
RED TOP, noun. (British) (Media) a tabloid newspaper, particularly those considered to be of a lower standard than the broadsheets.
RED TOPS, noun. Plural of red top
RED TRILLIUM, noun. Trillium erectum, native to eastern, northeastern North America.
RED UNDER THE BED, noun. (slang) An insidious communist presence; a communist who has infiltrated capitalist society.
RED VALERIAN, noun. Centranthus ruber, a garden plant and native of the Mediterranean region.
RED VELVET, noun. (attributive) Cocoa flavor, red.
RED VELVET, noun. A red-velvet-flavored thing
RED VELVET CAKE, noun. A rich, sweet cake with a distinctive reddish colour.
RED VELVET CAKES, noun. Plural of red velvet cake
RED VELVET MITE, noun. Any of several species of mites in the family Trombidiidae, which are covered in bright-red, velvety hairs, and some of which are large enough to be mistaken for spiders.
RED VELVET MITES, noun. Plural of red velvet mite
RED VELVETS, noun. Plural of red velvet
RED VIOLET, noun. A purplish red colour, like that of a red violet flower.
RED VIOLET, adjective. A of a purplish red colour, like that of a red violet flower.
RED VITRIOL, noun. (dated) cobalt(II) sulfate
RED WATER, noun. A cattle disease, with one symptom being reddish urine.
RED WATER, noun. A waste product in the manufacture of TNT.
RED WEEK, noun. (marketing) A week that is in high demand because it is in a holiday high season. Especially used in time-share, but not limited to this industry.
RED WEEK, noun. The name given to a week of industrial unrest which occurred in June, 1914 in the Italian provinces of Romagna and the Marche.
RED WIGGLER, noun. (Southern US) An earthworm, especially when used as bait for fishing.
RED WIGGLERS, noun. Plural of red wiggler
RED WINE, noun. Red-coloured wine made mostly from black grapes including the skin.
RED WINES, noun. Plural of red wine
RED WINGS, noun. An instance of a male getting menstrual blood on his mustache and lower lip while performing cunnilingus.
RED WINGS, noun. An American hockey team in the NHL with its home base in Detroit.
RED WOLF, noun. Common name for Canis rufus.
RED WOLVES, noun. Plural of red wolf
RED WORM, noun. (chiefly Southern US) An earthworm.
RED YEAST RICE, noun. A variety of rice that is fermented with the mold Monascus purpureus until it turns red; used in whole and powdered form as a food coloring, food ingredient, and medicine in China and other Asian nations.
RED ZONE, noun. (American football) The area extending twenty yards from the end zone, where a team in possession of the ball is expected to score.
RED ZONE, noun. (California) An area of a street where the curb has been painted red, indicating that stopping, standing or parking is prohibited at that spot (except, in some places, for buses).

Dictionary definition

RED, noun. Red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood.
RED, noun. A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana.
RED, noun. Emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries.
RED, noun. The amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year".
RED, adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
RED, adjective. Characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode.
RED, adjective. (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion; "crimson with fury"; "turned red from exertion"; "with puffy reddened eyes"; "red-faced and violent"; "flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment".

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus