redness [red′nis]
the state or quality of being red

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  • Redness — Red ness, n. [AS. re[ a]dness. See {Red}.] The quality or state of being red; red color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 red red scarlet vermilion carmine crimson pink lake maroon carnation couleur de rose rose du Barry Sgm: N 1 magenta magenta …   English dictionary for students

  • redness — noun a) Having the quality of being red in color. Nancy Reagan is famous for the redness of her wardrobe. b) A red discoloration. Redness and swelling are associated with certain superficial infections …   Wiktionary

  • redness — [[t]re̱dnəs[/t]] N UNCOUNT Redness is the quality of being red. Slowly the redness left Sophie s face …   English dictionary

  • redness — red|ness [ rednəs ] noun singular or uncount a red color: the redness of the sky …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • redness — UK [ˈrednəs] / US noun [singular/uncountable] a red colour the redness of the sky …   English dictionary

  • redness — red ► ADJECTIVE (redder, reddest) 1) of a colour at the end of the spectrum next to orange and opposite violet, as of blood, fire, or rubies. 2) (of a person s face) red due to embarrassment, anger, or heat. 3) (of hair or fur) of a reddish brown …   English terms dictionary

  • redness — noun 1. a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat • Syn: ↑inflammation, ↑rubor • Derivationally related forms: ↑red, ↑inflame (for: ↑inflammation) …   Useful english dictionary

  • redness — noun Date: before 12th century the quality or state of being red or red hot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • redness — /red nis/, n. the quality or state of being red. [bef. 900; ME rednesse, OE readnes; see RED1, NESS] * * * …   Universalium

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