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Synonyms for ochre

any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide

a moderate yellow-orange to orange color


of a moderate orange-yellow color


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"That ochre sea stars had the capacity to adapt to events as dramatic as this is remarkable, and perhaps reassuring that future climate change may be withstood by some species," Dawson said.
A stone flake discovered in South Africa's Blombos Cave showing red ochre markings that archaeologists say represent one of the oldest-known examples of human drawings.
The ochre objects were studied as part of an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Departments of Archaeology and Physics at the University of York, using state-of-the-art techniques to establish their composition.
The hunter-gatherers living in Britain 10,000 years ago - a time known as the Mesolithic - may have rubbed off ochre onto objects they were using or used it to add a red hue to some of their art.
Herringbone throw, PS15, Sainsbury's Ochre knitted cushion, PS14, Sainsbury's Orla Kiely big spot yellow flower pot, PS17.56, FlamingoGifts.co.uk Farrow & Ball Estate No.66 India Yellow emulsion paint, PS39.49 for 2.5L, Homebase
Using the same round brush, I dampen the whole area quickly, dropping in yellow ochre followed by raw umber and a little light red here and there followed by a few touches of cobalt blue.
Ochre House selected First Class Technical Recruitment as a preferred partner to recruit the workers needed for the new advanced gasifi-cation plant, which is being built at the Tees Valley Enterprise Zone at Billingham.
Until summer arrives choose warm ochre tones, which works well with a rich gold or spicy orange colour palette.
The vivid ochre coloured end pages set the mood for the rest of the book with the impetus for the text and illustrations being the actions of the dogs.
The figurine was found in a collection of four igneous stone objects including two flat cobbles, one with an extensive red ochre reside, a perfectly pecked stone sphere, along with the complete female statuette.
19 July 2013 - US provider of recruitment proces outsourcing services Pinstripe Inc said it would combine its operations with British peer Ochre House.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 19, 2013-Pinstripe to combine operations with British peer Ochre House(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The interior styling reflects the design theme outside, with a black and white finish with a contrasting touch of ochre.
Ochre Beach, Manitoba, Rajab 1, 1434, May 11, 2013, SPA -- A state of emergency has been declared in the community of Ochre Beach, Manitoba, after a wave of lake ice destroyed or damaged about 20 homes, officials said.