[ UK /kˈɑːma‍ɪn/ ]
[ US /ˈkɑɹmən/ ]
  1. a variable color averaging a vivid red
  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. color carmine
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How To Use carmine In A Sentence

  • The segments differ from each other as regards refraction and in their behavior toward coloring reagents; the inner segment is stained by carmine, iodine, etc.; the outer segment is not stained by these reagents, but is colored yellowish brown by osmic acid. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1c. 1. The Tunics of the Eye
  • In the pictures of girls - Miss Catherine Tatton is an extreme example - black and carmine are applied so crisply that you would, today, think of mascara and lipstick.
  • The special stains used were Halle colloidal iron, trichrome stain, and mucicarmine.
  • Their value as ornamental plants is contained in their intricately patterned and colourful foliage which ranges from jade green with cyclamen veins; chartreuse with carmine veins; and Sherwood green with silver veins.
  • His arrowy glance discovers the "poudre de riz" on their blooming cheeks, -- the carmine on their lips, and the "kohl" on their eyelashes. Thelma
  • Colorful carmine bee - eaters up a breeding a dried - up, sandy riverbed in Zakouma National Park, Chad.
  • The customer relations representative assured us that carmine and cochineal are natural colors, and correctly so.
  • Earrings hung beside her cheeks and her lips and eyes, naive statements in carmine and jet, struck through the mist like a carnival mask. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
  • The color scheme runs along the high ridges from blue to rosy purple, carmine and coral red; along the water borders it is chiefly white and yellow where the mimulus makes a vivid note, running into red when the two schemes meet and mix about the borders of the meadows, at the upper limit of the columbine. The Land of Little Rain
  • This spiraea is common and sometimes derided because of this, but it is an easy-to-grow deciduous shrub with attractive reddish young leaves that mature to dark green and lovely deep carmine pink flowers from mid to late summer.
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