[ UK /ˈʌmbɐ/ ]
- an earth pigment
- a medium brown to dark-brown color
- of the color of any of various natural brown earth pigments
How To Use umber In A Sentence
- When the new foods that came from the Americas - peppers, summer squash and especially tomatoes - took hold in the region, a number of closely related dishes were born, including what we call ratatouille - and a man from La Mancha calls pisto, an Ikarian Greek calls soufiko and a Turk calls turlu. NYT > Home Page
- Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
- The resettlement fee shall be calculated according to the number of agricultural population to be resettled.
- Schedule 3 comprises a number of toxic or precursor chemicals with widespread industrial uses, such as phosgene, hydrogen cyanide, phosphorus trichloride and thionyl chloride.
- The increased number of detectors and tube rotation times combine to give faster coverage of a given volume of tissue.
- That call my slumbering life to wake to happy things. A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul
- The most interesting statistic on the list is the large number of accidents where the pilot attempted to land with the gear down with amphibious floats.
- ‘Behind the scenes there are still a number of points that deserve attention,’ the unidentified official said, according to the semi-official Central News Agency.
- Among our number, there must be some who can bring home to the viewers the value and fascination of history as an art and science.
- It had been always understood, by watchful politicians, that the Repeal agitation slumbered only until the reinstalment of a Conservative administration. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843