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Synonyms for ocher

a moderate yellow-orange to orange color


any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide

of a moderate orange-yellow color


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The section on yellow ocher features a sidebar highlighted by a pale yellow background.
In 2001, Henshilwood found a 70,000-year-old polished red ocher mudstone with a geometric design (simple crosshatchings framed by two parallel lines with a third line down the middle) carved into the surface, the oldest known example of a complex design produced by a human.
Each toolkit consisted of several stone tools, some stained with red ocher, lying above and below an abalone shell partly coated with a red mixture.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for prospective homebuyers to purchase a new home in one of Manhattan's hottest neighborhoods where there's such a small amount of inventory available," said Shaun Ocher, founder and CEO of CORE.
The walls of the mud structure have been decorated with plaster dado rails, above which they have been painted with ocher paint, Mohsen Javeri said.
ENGRAVED OCHER CHIPS FOUND in South Africa's Blombos Cave in recent years feature what could be triangles, waves, fans, or maybe just fancy crosshatchings that are dated to between 77,000 and 100,000 years ago.
The stories Flip tells his wife every night become formalized when he entitles a representative one as the "Pakistani-baby story": "a Pakistani woman came out into the parking lot in her flowing ocher robes, weeping and screaming" (190).
A:OCHE is from the old French word "ocher" - "to cut a notch in".
Aerostats and ocher lighter-than-air systems are considered low-cost, long-endurance systems compared to conventional aircraft.
Zips, abbreviations, addresses and all ocher numbers count as words.
Warm and natural are "in." Orange hues will lean toward the yellow side, such as amber and ocher, and are warm enough to feel rich and natural without being murky.
It even offers the occasional account of illness as experienced by ocher writer-travellers.
"We're putting ice-cold Coca-Cola classic and our ocher brands within reach, wherever you look: at the supermarket, the video store, the soccer field, the gas station--everywhere," says Coca-Cola's 1997 annual report.
There are ocher costs, too, says Rob Rosenberger, Web master of the Computer Virus Myths Home Page (http://kumite.com/myths/).