azure definition

  • noun:
    • A light purplish-blue.
    • Heraldry along with azure.
    • The blue-sky.
    • A blue color on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel outlines.
    • The obvious blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this color.
    • The unclouded sky; the blue vault overhead.
    • Lapis lazuli.
    • The lapis lazuli.
    • The clear blue color of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this shade.
    • The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.
    • A blue color, represented in engraving by horizontal synchronous lines.
    • Lapis lazuli.
    • The fine blue color of the sky: as, “her eyes a bashful azure,”
    • A name previously put on a number of sky-colored or blue pigments, but now employed for cobalt blue (which see, under blue).
    • The sky, or blue vault of heaven.
    • In heraldry, the tincture blue, that uncolored drawings or engravings is represented by shading in horizontal outlines. Usually abbreviated to az.
    • a light color of blue
    • A light purplish-blue.
    • Heraldry colour azure.
    • The blue-sky.
    • A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal synchronous outlines.
    • The clear blue colour of this sky; also, a pigment or dye of the colour.
    • The unclouded sky; the blue vault overhead.
    • Lapis lazuli.
    • The lapis lazuli.
    • The clear blue color of the sky; additionally, a pigment or dye of this shade.
    • The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.
    • A blue shade, represented in engraving by horizontal synchronous lines.
    • Lapis lazuli.
    • The fine blue color of the sky: as, “her eyes a bashful azure,”
    • A name formerly placed on several sky-colored or blue pigments, but now used for cobalt azure (which see, under blue).
    • The sky, or blue vault of paradise.
    • In heraldry, the tincture azure, which in uncolored drawings or engravings is represented by shading in horizontal outlines. Often abbreviated to az.
    • a light tone of blue
  • adjective:
    • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of this unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
    • In blazon, regarding the color blue.
    • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; additionally, cloudless.
    • of a deep somewhat purplish blue shade similar to that of a definite October sky
    • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of this unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
    • In blazon, of the colour blue.
    • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
    • of a deep somewhat purplish blue shade like a definite October sky
  • verb:
    • To colour blue.
    • shade azure
    • To colour blue.
    • color azure
  • verb-transitive:
    • To color blue.
    • To color blue.
  • others:
    • Resembling the obvious blue color of the sky; sky-blue.
    • To color blue.
    • Resembling the clear blue colour of the sky; sky-blue.
    • To color blue.

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