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  1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies


  1. "Cherry-red" a.k.a. "Cherry Red" is a song by the Bee Gees, written by Barry Gibb, released as the B-side of "I Want Home" in March 1966, and has became one of the famous Bee Gees songs in the Philippines and Brazil. The song's opening chord was E followed by Barry singing Where are you?.
  2. "Cherry-red" a.k.a. "Cherry Red" is a composition.
  3. "Cherry-red" a.k.a. "Cherry Red" is a composition.
  4. "Cherry-red" a.k.a. "Cherry Red" is a musical album of Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson.
    • released in (48 years ago)
  5. "Cherry-red" a.k.a. "Cherry Red" is a musical album of Sideburn.
    • released on (7 years ago)

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Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1914)

by Casey Albert Wood

Cherry-red spot in the macula. In a sudden blocking of the central artery of the retina there is formed at the macula lutea (fovea centralis) a deep-red spot which closely resembles a recent, round hemorrhage in the center of a milk-white area.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

FIGURE 1 Cherry-red lividity.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Colour steel-gray, bluish, or reddish ; sometimes with tarnished colours, which are iridescent; streak dark cherry-red; hard; opaque; brittle. Spec. grav. 4.79 to 5.21. Chem. Char.—Before the blow-pipe it is infusible; but heated on charcoal ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Cerasuolo light, cherry-red wine style of Italy. Cerasuolo dl Vittoria DOC for light, cherry-red wine of Vittoria, Sicily, Italy. Cerdon VDQS wine district of Savoie, France. Still and sparkling Ceres Danish brewery producing Ceres Pilsner and many ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Coal Tar Colours (1892)

Fiery-red powder, soluble in water to a reddish yellow solution, in strong sulphuric acid to a cherry-red solution; on diluting with water a reddish yellow solution is obtained. Hydrochloric acid added to the aqueous solution turns it slightly ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

Colour iron-black, steel-gray, or dark red; in thin plates slightly translucent; streak dark cherry-red; semihard ; brittle. Spec. grav. 4.5 to 5. Localities, &c.—These varieties are found in primitive mountains, in beds or veins, accompanied by other ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1906)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

By adding bromine to haamatcxylin, both being in glacial acetic acid solution, a cherry-red solution is obtained, from which deep-red acicular crystals of dibrom- haamatcxylin (C,,,H,,Br,0,,) separate. When bromine in glacial acetic acid solution ...

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