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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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General Procedure for the Synthesis Congo Red Dye Derivatives (6a-j)
The maximum absorbance of red dye 40 was at 504 nm which is consistent with the technical specifications of the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD & C Act) and confirms the purity of the product used during this investigation.
Police followed the trail of red dye left by the man as he went on a spending spree, and he was subsequently caught and jailed for six years following a trial at Cambridge Crown Court.
Since red dyes usually exhibit poor fastness properties the research was focussed on this particular colour gamut of reactive dyes.
They noticed he had red dye on his hands and pants.
This is an excellent technique for analysis of red dye, but is not practical for analyzing minute samples such as those obtained from individual PBW adults that have too little average mass (8 mg or less).
However, the tests and efforts by the Environment Ministry have not identified the source of the red dye which spilled into the Mediterranean Sea last month.
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.
A THIEF was left with red dye all over his face and hands after an armed robbery backfired.
But instead of producing an intense burning sensation, the identifier sprays simply leave a red dye on the skin which takes days to wash off.
The suspect is 16 to 18, white, with short black hair which contained red dye.