Definition of 'orange'


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1. An evergreen tree of the genus Citrus such as Citrus aurantium.

2. The colour of a ripe orange (the fruit); a color midway between red and yellow.

3. The fruit of an orange tree; a citrus fruit with a slightly sour flavour.

4. The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between red and yellow, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 590 to 630 nanometers; any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue, of medium lightness and moderate saturation.

5. The fruit of any of these trees, having a sweetish, acidic juice.

6. Any of several evergreen trees of the genus Citrus of Southeast Asia, widely cultivated in warm regions and having fragrant white flowers and round fruit with a yellowish or reddish rind and a sectioned, pulpy interior, especially the sweet orange and the bitter orange.

7. Any of several similar plants, such as the Osage orange and the mock orange.

8. an orange-colored apple with acid flavor.

9. (Bot.) an Australian shrub (Citriobatus parviflorus); also, its edible yellow berries.

10. The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus (Citrus Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow when ripe.

11. The color of an orange; reddish yellow.

12. (Zoöl.) any species of scale insects which infests orange trees; especially, the purple scale (Mytilaspis citricola), the long scale (Mytilaspis Gloveri), and the red scale (Aspidiotus Aurantii).

13. (Zoöl.) a large, handsome cowry (Cypræa aurantia), highly valued by collectors of shells on account of its rarity.

14. (Bot.) The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.

15. a kind of black tea.

16. (Bot.) any species of shrubs of the genus Philadelphus, which have whitish and often fragrant blossoms.

17. (Chem.) an oily, terpenelike substance obtained from orange rind, and distinct from neroli oil, which is obtained from the flowers.

18. (Bot.) an inconspicuous annual American plant (Hypericum Sarothra), having minute, deep yellow flowers.

19. (Zoöl.) a tanager of Jamaica (Tanagra zena); -- so called from its bright orange breast.

20. the orangelike fruit of a shrubby species of nightshade (Solanum Quitoense), native in Quito.

21. See Mandarin.

22. a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean

23. orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow

24. any citrus tree bearing oranges

25. any pigment producing the orange color

26. round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees

27. The Carolina cherry-laurel, Prunus Caroliniana. It is a small tree with glossy coriaceous leaves, wild and cultivated for ornament in the southern United States. Its foliage, bark, and fruit contain prussic acid, and the leaves are often fatal to animals browsing upon them. Also called mock-orange and wild peach.

28. Same as orange T.

29. A mordant acid coal-tar color of the monoazo type prepared by combining diazotized para-nitraniline with salicylic acid. Also called alizarin yellow R.

30. The fruit of the orange-tree, a large globose berry of eight or ten membranous cells, each containing several seeds which are packed in a pulp of fusiform vesicles, distended with an acidulous refreshing juice.

31. A reddish-yellow color, of which the orange is the type.

32. See toothache-tree.

33. A rather low branching evergreen fruit-tree, Citrus Aurantium, with greenish-brown bark, elliptical or ovate coriaceous leaves, the petiole often winged, and fragrant white flowers.

34. In heraldry, a roundel tenné. See roundel.

35. Having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree; yellowred; reddish-yellow.

36. Made from oranges.

37. Tasting or smelling like oranges.

38. Of the color orange.

39. Of or pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange; reddish yellow.

40. transitive To color orange.

41. intransitive To become orange.


1. The dark orange flesh tastes sweet and they store easily until spring.

2. Stir and serve with a twist of lemon or orange.

3. Place the icing sugar, butter and orange blossom in a pan and melt gently.

4. Vogue was feeling peckish, so had a couple of mini croissants and an orange juice.

5. Despite the potential colour clash of purple with red or orange, the flowering times rarely overlap.

6. Put the apple pieces in a saucepan with the orange juice and zest, sultanas and honey.

7. Lying in my orange and yellow room at midnight, I hear the howl of wolves.

8. The person at the front is given an orange to be held between chin and chest.

9. What does the bright orange of the album cover symbolise to you?

10. Skin the oranges and cut the segments out.

11. Use a potato peeler to cut the rind from the oranges and lemon.

12. Nobody looks good in an orange jumpsuit.

13. Zest the orange and lemon and chop the zest finely.

14. Use only the white flesh and the orange coral.

15. Why does orange juice taste bitter after you brush your teeth?

16. Many selections exist with somewhat different habits and fruits from crimson and red to orange and yellow.

17. Frank drinks fresh orange juice with a squeeze of fresh lemon.

18. Zest the darkest of the blood oranges and juice all of them.

19. It can be found dyed orange and smoked.

20. He stood in the orange glow of the dying fire.

21. They were an orange flame colour with an outer ring that glowed.

22. On top of the buttery caramel notes there is a hint of orange blossom to cut the sweetness.

23. The small amount of fat in the cream helps the body to absorb this orange pigment more effectively.

24. Say goodbye to boring vodka and orange and wow your guests with this yummy peach and cranberry blend instead.

25. There are no juicy segments of orange under the skin, instead they are all pips and pith.

26. When I say _this orange, yonder orange, one orange_, the words _this, yonder_, and _one_ do not tell the kind, but simply point out or number the orange, and limit the application of the word to the orange pointed out or numbered.

27. The word orange comes from the Sanskrit word naranga, meaning “peach,” which of course is itself a color.

28. Andre Debose, in orange, is all smiles with his family after signing his letter of intent to play for Florida.

29. At the bottom of the list, picked out in orange, is the 370Z's time and, oh my goodness … the Nissan is the fastest at just 5.5 seconds.

30. This may have arisen, not merely from their paucity, but from the unsettled signification of the term orange, as well as from improperly calling these pigments reds, yellows, &c. In these days, however, orange pigments are sufficiently numerous to merit a chapter to themselves; they indeed comprise some of the best colours on the palette.

31. ‘Slice each orange into 5mm rounds, trying to reserve as much juice as you can.’

32. ‘There was a tree toward the front, its branches laden with big, bright oranges.’

33. ‘When an orange is juiced, fibre and other health-giving elements are left behind.’

34. ‘For the last 20 years I've had the juice of four oranges for breakfast, using a classic manual squeezer, which I drink with toast and a cup of tea.’

35. ‘Squeeze the juice from all the oranges and the lime in with it and stir.’

36. ‘After turning it over, I then squeezed the juice of half each of an orange, lime and lemon on it.’

37. ‘Cut the peel from the orange, slice the flesh thinly and serve at the side of each slice of cake.’

38. ‘Grate the rind from the two large oranges and squeeze out the juice.’

39. ‘We walked from her back gate down the gravel path through the village center, where a lush community citrus orchard offered oranges and grapefruits.’

40. ‘Dried beans and legumes, oranges and orange juice, peanuts and leafy green vegetables all contain folate.’

41. ‘This category included lemons, oranges, mandarins, tangelos, and grapefruits, with lemons being the most common type.’

42. ‘A little further down the coast we admire the rickety wooden fishermen's huts when a man in his seventies eating an orange starts chatting.’

43. ‘All in all, however, citrus covers the largest tonnage if you include oranges, grapefruit, lemons and smaller varietals such as naartjies.’

44. ‘The Maschio Prime Arance, made from the juice and pulp of Italian oranges, is like biting into an orange with a kick.’

45. ‘In fact the grapefruit is simply a hybrid between a pomelo and an orange.’

46. ‘Today being the feast day of St Clement, the fourth pope and patron saint of mariners and ironmongers, I have put oranges and lemons to good use in my mother's recipe for a whisky marmalade.’

47. ‘Try also the top of a carrot, half an apple, half a green pepper (remove the seeds) and half an orange (not too juicy).’

48. ‘These days, juicy, delicious oranges are practically synonymous with vitamin C.’

49. ‘The half-time whistle sounded and traditional sliced oranges were brought round on trays for fans wilting from the sticky heat.’

50. ‘On another day they would have been dead and buried by the time the oranges were passed round.’

51. ‘The student's friends thought it was likely that her drink, a vodka and orange, had been spiked either as she was at the bar or as she was walking across the dance floor, as it was a large, open glass.’

52. ‘Dyer is putting on an exhibition of running around, sort of like a mini-Pete Sampras lookalike who's drunk too much fizzy orange.’

53. ‘Martin found he liked the strange new drink, but Jack wisely made his next drink orange and lemonade.’

54. ‘‘Until now, it has not been possible, for example, to market a drink containing both orange and cream,’ said Muir.’

55. ‘But before driving home from work, what harm could a quick pint, small glass of wine or harmless vodka and orange with a colleague cause?’

56. ‘‘A passenger asked one trainee steward for a screwdriver - you know, vodka and orange,’ Duggal relates.’

57. ‘Is it too late for a vodka and orange?’

58. ‘Vodka and orange seemed more Norwood's type of drink.’

59. ‘While all eyes were on the news channel, I was just happy to watch her move gracefully around the pub sipping her Vodka and orange.’

60. ‘In July she had spent the evening at a nearby pub when she had had several pints and a glass of vodka and orange.’

61. ‘Five minutes later he took off his hat, pulled a comb out of his pocket, dipped it in a glass of vodka and orange on the table, stood up and then combed his hair in the mirror over the fireplace.’

62. ‘As I gulped down my pint of Bud, Tony washed down a pack of dry roasted with a diet coke and Debbie sipped at her vodka and orange.’

63. ‘After my second double vodka and orange in 15 minutes, I'm beginning to feel it.’

64. ‘The danger lies in alcopops, which are flavoured with things like cranberry or orange to disguise the taste of vodka.’

65. ‘Meanwhile, a vodka and orange, tequila or gin and tonic can all be had for a reasonable Rp 35,000.’

66. ‘It was at this time that Crete made a run for the bar to claim his fifth vodka and orange.’

67. ‘Anyway it has been a hard drive there and back and I have a vodka and orange getting warm.’

68. ‘Zhaar or orange flower water is an extract of the Bergamot orange tree.’

69. ‘Her romantic garden showcases David Austin roses, hydrangeas, camellias, orange trees and numerous perennial and annual plants.’

70. ‘They came to a connected room, full of oranges and palm trees.’

71. ‘Everything green is inside, so this is the image I've still got about my childhood in Morocco; just the houses with the orange trees, olive trees and the palm trees which were introduced from the south up to the city of Fez.’

72. ‘I do know that the soil they throw up has a lovely crumbly texture; it can be mixed with potting compost to make a heavier compost ideal for permanent pot plantings like bay trees, figs and oranges.’

73. ‘Lo and behold, our backyard came with an orange tree and a Meyer lemon tree.’

74. ‘When he did end up in the right place, he could go and look from his windows to see orange trees, oleanders and a jacaranda across the lawns and below.’

75. ‘My neighbor politely said, ‘Uh, are you referring to the orange trees we have in our yards?’’

76. ‘Everywhere you turn there are almond, fig, lemon and orange trees and olive groves.’

77. ‘I played with my brothers and sisters in a sprawling garden full of orange and lemon trees.’

78. ‘Now the ancient passes have opened up and tourism, as well as the fertile land that supports oranges and avocados, is bringing some wealth to the region.’

79. ‘Terracotta pots overflow with cactuses and red, pink and purple flowers, above which spread expansive palms and orange and lemon trees.’

80. ‘The view from the wooden deck is a mesh of banana, mango, orange, and momonchino trees.’

81. ‘Wheat, grapevines, almonds, olives, and oranges were planted from the beginning.’

82. ‘Morocco's plains are cultivated with a variety of crops, such as oranges, figs, olives, almonds, barley, and wheat.’

83. ‘We mean really bright colours like orange, yellow, red, and green.’

84. ‘For those wanting something more bright, there are colours like orange, green, and lemon.’

85. ‘‘We are the only school in the country that has orange as its primary colour,’ director of athletics Jake Crouthamel outlined.’

86. ‘His penchant for bright colours - orange and yellow are favourites - only add to his reputation for excitement and flamboyance.’

87. ‘The clouds in the sky were bright with pastel colors of red, orange, purple, pink, and blue.’

88. ‘The sun was near the horizon and the sky was a bright mix of orange, pink, and purple.’

89. ‘Plants with sunset colours of bright orange and crimson stand out and make an easy target for the eye.’

90. ‘Organic and earthy colours dominate with burnt orange, rust, sky blue and many shades of green.’

91. ‘I like the bright saturated orange of the bottles on the shelf.’

92. ‘Body colors include bright orange, pink, yellow, dark brown and even black.’

93. ‘Apart from just red, blue and green, there are various other colours, including orange, purple and yellow.’

94. ‘Chocolate brown, pink and orange are mixed with succulent berry shades and a field of soft greens.’

95. ‘We also changed the colors from brown to bright orange, which gives a higher energy feeling.’

96. ‘A wide range of colours was used - shades of gold, orange, green, brown and gray.’

97. ‘Stone arches, shelves of antique bottles, jars and jugs and the colour scheme of orange and terracotta give the place a rustic feel.’

98. ‘At times, warm, undulating tones of pale pink, magenta, purple and orange hypnotically pulse through the cylinders.’

99. ‘Hot pink, vibrant orange, purple, turquoise and green of any shade were the colours of the day, with ladies strutting around like beautiful birds of paradise.’

100. ‘Inside the veils, exotic plants with flowers of all colors: bright orange, reds, pinks, and yellows.’

101. ‘Any colors composed of red or green, such as brown, purple or orange, don't look the same as they would to someone who sees all colors.’

102. ‘They were normal, except that the irises were streaks of red, purple, orange, and pink; like a sunset.’

103. ‘Its creamy yellow to deep orange flowers glow like sunshine even on the darkest day until the frost finally kills them at the end of the year.’

104. ‘The city was gorgeous during the fall, the yellow and orange leaves really giving the streets a special glow.’

105. ‘Yellow or orange flame means one is wasting gas.’

106. ‘Red, yellow and orange peppers are sweet and less spicy.’

107. ‘There were sunshine yellow trains, orange trains, blue ones and green.’

108. ‘He was wearing a polo shirt with white, red, yellow and orange hoops, the white hoops being thicker than the rest.’

109. ‘The orange bag had two yellow folders, one black folder with stars and swirls, and one Mickey Mouse folder.’

110. ‘Those once ubiquitous garish yellow and orange ski suits are now quite rare and look dated.’

111. ‘He looked down at her light, yellow and orange skirt.’

112. ‘The very thought of orange skies and yellow sand hurt her head.’

113. ‘The roof is a reddish orange color, the walls washed-out gold, and all trimmed in wood a shade or two darker than the roof.’

114. ‘The sun was setting in the distance giving the evening an orange and yellow glow.’

115. ‘Beta-carotene is a nutrient found in yellow and orange vegetables and fruit that can be converted to vitamin A in the body.’

116. ‘Its delicate, red, yellow and orange tubular flowers are quite striking but I am not sure how well the plants will grow in our cooler climate.’

117. ‘The lizard had a skinny red body, with a yellow underside and orange nails.’

118. ‘Made from bright orange, green or pink wool-covered foam, the seat perches upon thin steel legs.’

119. ‘Looking resplendent in a raw silk orange dress, 28-year-old Norma O'Donoghue was the unanimous choice of the judges.’

120. ‘His wings were orange and striped with white on the undersides.’

121. ‘Not sure if I'm going to have to get a bouffant hairstyle and start wearing orange foundation.’

122. ‘Geoff Sowden, of Haxby, contacted the Evening Press when he noticed the distinctive orange and black butterflies filling his garden every morning.’

123. ‘When the security services blocked the orange march, confrontation and rioting ensued.’

124. ‘Yet the orange state in Northern Ireland was by its very definition never democratic.’

125. ‘A ruling is also due on the proposed orange march at Drumcree next Sunday.’

126. ‘North Belfast, in particular, has been simmering since clashes at orange marches in July.’

127. ‘The opposition to orange marches was the most significant example of this.’

128. ‘Their songs soundtracked the orange revolution in the country at the end of last year.’

129. ‘Yesterday, at an orange rally on Glasgow Green, McLellan was singled out for criticism.’

130. ‘It is time that my church made a serious attempt to understand and to listen to and to love the orange community in Scotland.’

131. ‘Acknowledging the Rangers fans, he briefly mimicked an orange marcher piping on his flute.’

132. ‘Trouble also broke out at the orange parade in the seaside town of Ballycastle on the north Antrim coast.’

133. she picked orange oranges from the tree

Other users have misspelling orange as:

1. orang 57.41%

2. orangey 2.52%

3. eranga 1.63%

4. orenge 1.22%

5. orangi 1.14%

6. ornge 0.98%

7. iranga 0.9%

8. abrange 0.9%

9. Other 33.3%

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