- Teal (color)
Teal, also called teal blue, is a medium to dark
blueish green colorof low saturation; a dark cyan. The color gets its name from the fact that it surrounds the eyes of the common teal, a member of the duckfamily. The complementary colorof teal is coral pink.
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Teal is one of the initial group of 17 HTML/CSS web colors formulated in
1987, shown below.
The first recorded use of "Teal" as a color name in English was in 1917. [ Maerz and Paul "A Dictionary of Color" New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; color sample of Teal: Page 101 Plate 39 Color Sample L7]
Medium teal blue
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Medium teal blue is displayed at right. It is a medium shade of teal with more blue.
Teal in human culture
Windows 95teal is the default background color. Internet
* In an online vote, Teal was voted the most popular shade of blue just ahead of
cornflower blue. Sexuality
* In the bandana code of the
gay leather subculture, wearing a teal bandanameans that one's sexual fetish is cock and ball torture. [ Card showing list of bandana colors and their meanings, available at Image Leather, 2199 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114 ] [ [http://www.GayCityUSA.com/hankycodes.htm Gay City USA Hanky Code] ] Sports
San Jose Sharksof the National Hockey Leagueuse teal as their main color. Their American Hockey Leaguefarm team Worcester Sharksalso play in teal.
Jacksonville Jaguarsof the National Football Leagueuse teal as their primary color. The Miami Dolphinsuse a teal-like color called "aqua green".
New Orleans Hornetsof the National Basketball Associationuse teal as their primary color.
Port Adelaide Power's main color is teal. It is the only team in the Australian Football Leagueto use teal.
Major League Baseball's Seattle Marinersuse teal as a secondary color, calling it "northwest green." The Florida Marlinsare nicknamed "The Boys in Teal." Video Games
Nintendo Game Boyis a small handheld video game system which is available in a pale tint of teal.
* Teal is a choice of team color in many
List of colors
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teal — teal1 [ til ] noun 1. ) uncount a color between blue and green 2. ) count a small water bird, similar to a DUCK teal teal 2 [ til ] adjective between blue and green in color … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
teal blue — noun : a variable color averaging a dark greenish blue that is bluer and duller than average teal, duller and slightly greener than drake, and greener, lighter, and stronger than teal duck … Useful english dictionary
teal — adj. bluish green tÉªËl n. type of freshwater wild duck; bluish green color … English contemporary dictionary
teal green — noun : a variable color averaging a dark bluish green that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than invisible green (sense 2) or pine tree … Useful english dictionary