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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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22, I sent separate letters to the Council for Development and Reconstruction and the Energy Ministry to help us locate the source of the red dye .
In response, Spectroline has worked closely with a number of household names in the automotive and industrial markets to develop an exclusive, red dye, with spectacular results.
Many of us are still wary of food dyes because of reports about links between red dye #2 and cancer in the 1970s.
Mr Williams explained: "Even when all the red dye has vanished the DNA marker will light up under a UV light.
It seems to me that he may well have been a genuine clown, for whom a blonde wig and fake breasts would have been nothing unusual and who might easily have been covered in exploding red dye as part of his act.
They identified a red dye and an indigo-hued dye that bind to magnesium, a component of asbestos.
Nothing says "atonement" like sugar tinted with Red Dye No.
When her wool is long enough she rides her moped to buy some red dye, ten dyes her wool and shaves it off.
Police said a security device fitted to the box had been activated, covering the immediate area in red dye.
CALABASAS -- An armed robber held up a Washington Mutual bank branch in Calabasas on Tuesday, and a red dye pack apparently exploded as he was getting into a Toyota Tercel.