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adjective as in blue

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The canvas comes in multiple colors—like indigo, stone, and hand-dyed turmeric—so you can match this sauna kit with your current wall color or room’s aesthetic.

Textile makers must treat indigo with harsh chemicals to make it soluble.

Denin absorbed more indigo in one pass with the new dye than it would have picked up after being dipped in the traditional vat of dye eight times.

To give denim its blue hue, the researchers add indigo powder to a hydrogel containing a small amount of nanocellulose.

Your happiness as a reader will depend on how open you are to insights that recognize no coincidences, some of them from the crystal-indigo-rainbow file, as well as proposed, though not explained, secret-knowledge theories.

With Mood Indigo, I had a girlfriend who got really sick in America and I had to pay for the hospital bills.

Both Eternal Sunshine and Mood Indigo concern a relationship unraveling.

“With Mood Indigo, I really let myself be as me as I could be,” Gondry tells The Daily Beast.

The jeans mysteriously came in a spray can, and were offered in two washes: “Indigo,” and “Bright Light.”

He hangs around with the supposedly psychic Indigo Children who inspired The Last Airbender.

The indigo plant is herbaceous, and from one to three feet high, with delicate bluish-green leaves.

Next rinse the veil through two cold waters, tinging the last with indigo.

But the foot-gin appeared on the scene, and indigo went down before cotton.

Some fifty years later, a planter's daughter tried to raise indigo.

After several failures, she succeeded in doing so, and indigo was raised in Carolina until the time came when cotton paid better.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indigo, such as: blue-green, azure, beryl, cerulean, cobalt, and navy.

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