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red

Of or relating to a firm or the operations of a firm that are deemed unprofitable. The term derives from the color of ink used to show losses on financial statements. Compare black.
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Maple, vine and mahonia leaves offer shades of red, while sedum flowerheads provide subtle russet tones which will stay on the plant well into winter.
Dry organic pigments include phthalo blues and greens, naphthols, carbazole violet, red lake C and other shades of red, yellow, and orange.
These tourists flock to the region as soon as leaves begin to change color from a summery green to spectacular shades of red, orange, yellow, and purple.
Easter Egg II' has the best heat tolerance and comes in shades of red, purple, and white.
The new $10 will be colored with shades of red, yellow and orange to help people distinguish it from the $20 and $50.
Winkler, 90, annually grows several hundred tomato plants that, at this moment, are burgeoning with fruit in various shades of red, pink, orange and yellow.
Just a floor below, corridors, ceilings and walls (some erupting like a Claus Oldenburg sculpture) leading to the conference rooms are drenched in six shades of red, speaking to the body's requirements for passion, evacuation, or both.
For a highly imaginative girl, life in the new millennium is a happy trip on the train in shades of red.
Like the phases of the moon that were plotted out in shades of red each month, the color-coded seasons spoke of a regularity that could be relied on and lived by.
Features of the new landscape include a 2' x 7' tiled wall plaque constructed in various shades of red and yellow tile, large red containers for trees, and a solar foundation.
I've read of folks poring over aerial photographs for likely looking individuals, and parsing infrared shots to discern which shades of red belong to which tree species.