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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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Thanks to their quick thinking, it took officers only 30 minutes to catch the three men who were covered in anti-thief red dye after the cash box, taken from a bank in Woolton, exploded.
But the duo, wearing baseball caps and scarves, are thought to have been covered with red dye which activated when they dropped the cash container.
Heath gathered up as much as he could, despite the notes being covered in red dye.
He was obviously suspicious because the dye pack had gone off, so he had red dye coming out of his pockets and all over his hands."
"But the red dye security device went off and the money and the robber would have been covered in it.
``We will now be studying CCTV footage in order to identify him, but the chances are he is sat at home covered in red dye and we are urging people to come forward and name him.
The USDA had hoped to use data submitted by the company that is trying to commercialize the red dye to kill fruit flies.
I thought it was blood but it was caustic soda with red dye." Tracey, 39, told how her son still cannot open his eyes as they wait to hear if there is any permanent damage.
The black Bentley convertible was in High Street, Henley-in-Arden with the top open between 7.25pm and 7.45pm on Thursday, April 19 when red dye was thrown inside.
The money they escaped with in the terrifying strike will be contaminated with red dye.
Thieves who raided a security van escaped with money ( which had been covered in red dye.