cobalt blue


Definition of cobalt blue

1 : a greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina
2 : a strong greenish blue

Examples of cobalt blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In April, Cardi B debuted her take on the trend with a lace unit that fades beautifully from a light gray to a turquoise hue and then a deeper cobalt blue. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 22 May 2021 This comes in 10 different colors: aqua, black, cobalt blue, gray, light blue, purple, red, taupe, white, and yellow. Chris Hachey, BGR, 7 June 2021 On Tuesday, on West’s birthday, the rapper-designer surprised the fashion world with a single item from the collaboration — a unisex, cobalt blue puffer jacket made of recycled nylon — that shoppers were able to pre-order for arrival in the fall. Eliza Huber,, 8 June 2021 This is offered in 32 different colors including silvery grey, cobalt blue, coral, dark teal, and more. Tim Kohut, BGR, 18 May 2021 In the living room, green, purple, and red accent pillows sit upon a cobalt blue loveseat, while colorful glass vases line the windowsill. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 20 May 2021 The exterior design of the home pulls from the colors of the roof tiles, and the terracotta and cobalt blue paint colors are consistent with her research, Middleton said. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 7 May 2021 The pool tiles were tiny and square and cobalt blue, and the water was perfectly smooth, dense-looking like gelatin. Ew Staff,, 5 May 2021 The small white bowl adorned with cobalt blue paintings of flowers and other designs — one of only seven such bowls known to exist in the world — was among a variety of Chinese works of art sold by Sotheby’s as part of its Asia Week events. Dave Collins,, 17 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of cobalt blue

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cobalt blue was in 1835

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13 Jul 2021

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“Cobalt blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cobalt blue

: a deep blue color

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