Red

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Red is the color that is on the outside edge of the rainbow. It is one of the three primary colors, along with blue and yellow. Red light has a wavelength between 630-700 nanometers.

Red is the color of some apples and mostly, strawberries.

Red is the color of some blood and the occasional tomato.

It is sometimes used to mark things that are wrong, important, or dangerous.

Red is also commonly used as a warning to stop.

Meaning of red[change | change source]

red also has the meaning of strong desire for love or to be in a relationship.

  • In many countries, a red light shows cars when they should stop.
  • Red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination, as well as passion, desire, and love.
  • Red is an emotionally intense color. It is thought that it tends to raise blood pressure and make people breathe faster. It is very easy to notice, which is why stop signs, stoplights, and fire equipment are usually painted red. In heraldry, red is often used to indicate courage. It is a color found in many national flags.
  • In advertising, red is often used to cause erotic feelings.
  • Red is widely used to indicate danger.

Tones of red color comparison chart[change | change source]

  • Pale Pink (Hex: #FADADD) (RGB: 250, 218, 221)
  • Pig Pink (Crayola) (Hex: #FDD7E4) (RGB: 253, 215, 228)
  • Pink (Hex: #FFCBDB) (RGB: 255, 192, 203)
  • Cotton Candy (Crayola) (Hex: #FFB7D5) (RGB: 255, 183, 213)
  • Baby Pink (Hex: #F4C2C2) (RGB: 244, 194, 194)
  • Medium Pink (web color "Light Pink") (Hex: #FFB6C1) (RGB: 255, 182, 193)
  • Cherry Blossom Pink (Hex: #FFB7C5) (RGB: 255, 183, 197)
  • Nadashiko Pink (Hex: #F6ADC6) (RGB: 246, 173, 198)
  • Carnation Pink (Crayola) (Hex: #FFA6C9) (RGB: 246, 166, 201)
  • Tickle Me Pink (Crayola) (Hex: #FC80A5) (RGB: 252, 128, 165)
  • Raspberry Pink (Hex: #E25098) (RGB:226, 80, 155)
  • Dark Pink (Hex: #E75480) (RGB: 234, 84, 128)
  • Brink Pink (Crayola) (Hex: #FB607F) (RGB: 251, 96, 127)
  • Puce (Hex: #CC8899) (RGB: 204, 136, 153)
  • Pastel Pink (Hex: #DEA5A4) (RGB: 222, 165, 164)
  • Light Salmon Pink (Hex: #FF9999) (RGB: 255, 153, 153)
  • Salmon Pink (Crayola "Salmon") (Hex: #FF91A4) (RGB: 255, 145, 164)
  • Medium Salmon (Hex: #FF8C69) (RGB: 255, 140, 105)
  • Salmon (web color) (Hex: #FA8072) (RGB: 250, 128, 114)
  • Dark Salmon (web color) (Hex: #E9967A) (RGB: 233, 150, 122)
  • Coral Pink (Hex: #F88379) (RGB: 248, 131, 121)
  • Light Coral (web color) (Hex: #F08080) (RGB: 240, 128, 128)
  • Light Carmine Pink (Hex: #E66761) (RGB: 230, 103, 97)
  • Carmine Pink (Hex: #EB4C42) (RGB: 235, 76, 66)
  • Deep Carmine Pink (Hex: #EF3038) (RGB: 239, 48, 36)
  • Vermilion (Cinnabar) (Hex: #F34234) (RGB: 227, 66, 52)
  • Light Chocolate (Cocoa Bean)(web color Chocolate) (Hex: #D2691E) (RGB: 210, 105, 30)
  • Terra Cotta (Hex: #E2725B) (RGB: 226, 114, 91)
  • Tomato (web color) (Hex: #FF6347) (RGB: 255, 99, 71)
  • Coral Red (Hex: #FF4040) (RGB: 255, 64, 64)
  • Carmine Red (Hex: #FF0038) (RGB: 255, 0, 56)
  • Red-Orange (Crayola) (Hex: #FF3F34) (RGB: 255, 63, 52)
  • Electric Vermilion (Mandarin Red) (Hex: #FF3F00) (RGB: 255, 63, 0)
  • Orange-Red (web color) (Hex: #FF4500) (RGB: 255, 69, 0)
  • Coquelicot (Red Poppy) (Hex: #FF3800) (RGB: 255, 56, 0)
  • Scarlet (Hex: #FF2400) (RGB: 255, 36, 0)
  • RED (Hex: #FF0000) (RGB: 255, 0, 0)
  • Pigment Red (Hex: #ED1C24) (RGB: 237, 28, 36)
  • Quinacridone Red (Liquitex Heavy Body) (Hex: #E8192F) (RGB: 232, 25, 47)
  • Lust (Hex: #E62020) (RGB: 230, 32, 32)
  • Crimson (web color) (Hex: #DC143C) (RGB: 220, 20, 60)
  • Deep Red (Crayola Red) (Hex: #EE204D) (RGB: 238, 32, 77)
  • Ruby (Hex: #E0115F) (RGB: 224, 17, 95)
  • Raspberry (Hex: #E30B5C) (RGB: 227, 11, 92)
  • Razzmatazz (Crayola) (Hex: #E3256B) (RGB: 227, 37, 107)
  • Cerise (Hex: #DE3163) (RGB: 222, 49, 99)
  • Alizarin Crimson (Rose Madder)(Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #E32636) (RGB: 227, 38, 54)
  • Electric Crimson (Hex: #FF003F) (RGB: 255, 0, 63)
  • American Rose (American Beauty) (Hex: #FF033E) (RGB: 255, 3, 62)
  • Radical Red (Crayola) (Bright Amaranth Pink) (Hex: #FF355E) (RGB: 255, 53, 94)
  • Amaranth (Hex: #E52B50) (RGB: 229, 43, 80)
  • Rich Carmine (Chinese Carmine) (Hex: #D70040) (RGB: 215, 0, 64)
  • Utah Crimson (Hex: #D3003F) (RGB: 211, 0, 63)
  • Fire Engine Red (Hex: #CE2029) (RGB: 206, 22, 32)
  • Harvard Crimson (Hex: #C90016) (RGB: 201, 0, 22)
  • Cardinal (Hex: #C41E3A) (RGB: 196, 30, 58)
  • Bright Maroon (Crayola Maroon) (Hex: #C32148) (RGB: 195, 33, 72)
  • Rich Maroon (Maroon (X11)) (web color) (Hex: B03060#) (RGB: 176, 48, 96)
  • Raspberry Rose (Hex: #B3446C) (RGB: 179, 68, 108)
  • Raspberry Glace (Hex: #915F6D) (RGB: 145, 95, 109)
  • Deep Carmine (Hex: #A9203E) (RGB: 169, 32, 62)
  • Crimson Glory (Hex: #BE0032) (RGB: 190, 0, 50)
  • Bright Tyrian Purple (Hex: #B80049) (RGB: 184, 0, 73)
  • Medium Carmine (Hex: #AF4035) (RGB: 175, 64, 53)
  • Mahogany (Hex: #C04000) (RGB: 192, 64, 0)
  • Venetian Red (Hex: #C80815) (RGB: 200, 8, 21)
  • Persian Red (Hex: #CC3333) (RGB: 204, 51, 51)
  • Brick Red (Crayola) (Hex: #CB4154) (RGB: 203, 65, 84)
  • Dark Terra Cotta (Hex: #CC4E3C) (RGB: 204, 78, 92)
  • Chestnut (Indian Red [web color]) (Hex: #CD5C5C) (RGB: 205, 92, 92)
  • Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown (Crayola) (Hex: #C45655) (RGB: 196, 86, 55)
  • Deep Chestnut (Vermont Maple Syrup) (Crayola Chestnut) (Hex: #B94E48) (RGB: 185, 78, 72)
  • Redwood (Pantone TPX 18-1443) (Hex: #A45A52) (RGB: 164, 90, 82)
  • Rose Taupe (Hex: #905D5D) (RGB: 144, 93, 93)
  • Dark Chestnut (Hex: #986960) (RGB: 152, 105, 96)
  • Café au Lait (Coffee and Cream) (Hex: #A67B5B) (RGB: 166, 123, 91)
  • Russet (Hex: #804618) (RGB: 128, 70, 27)
  • Rust (Hex: #64417) (RGB: 183, 65, 14)
  • Burnt Umber (Hex: #8A3324) (RGB: 138, 51, 36)
  • Vivid Burgundy (Hex: #9F1D35) (RGB: 159, 29, 53)
  • Red-Brown (web color Brown) (Hex: #A52A2A) (RGB: 165, 42, 42)
  • Fire Brick (web color) (Hex: #B22222) (RGB: 178, 34, 34)
  • Carnelian (Hex: #B31B1B) (RGB: 179, 27, 27)
  • Upsdell Red (Hex: #AE2029) (RGB: 174, 22, 42)
  • Rufous (Hex: #A81C07) (RGB: 168, 28, 7)
  • Cognac (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #9F381D) (RGB: 159, 56, 29)
  • Tea (Tea Red) (Orange Pekoe Tea) (Hex: #9C0D07) (RGB: 156, 13, 7)
  • Sangria (Hex: #92000A) (RGB: 146, 0, 10)
  • Vivid Auburn (Hex: #922724) (RGB: 147, 39, 36)
  • Burgundy (Hex: #900020) (RGB: 144, 0, 32)
  • Medium Tyrian Purple (Hex: #990024) (RGB: 97, 64, 81)
  • Carmine (Hex: #960018) (RGB: 150, 0, 24)
  • Dark Red (Hex: #8B0000) (RGB: 139, 0, 0)
  • Falu Red (Hex: #801818) (RGB: 128, 24, 24)
  • Maroon (web color) (Hex: #800000) (RGB: 128, 0, 0)
  • Tuscan Red (Hex: #7B3636) (RGB: 123, 54, 54)
  • Barn Red (Hex: #7C0A02) (RGB: 124, 10, 2)
  • Bole (Hex: #79443B) (RGB: 121, 68, 59)
  • Chocolate (Milk Chocolate) (Hex: #7B3F00) (RGB: 123, 63, 0)
  • Dark Chocolate (Hex: #674C47) (RGB: 103, 76, 71)
  • Auburn (Hex: #712F26) (RGB: 113, 47, 38)
  • Persian Plum (Xona.com color list) (Prune) (Hex: #701C1C) (RGB: 112, 28, 28)
  • Dark Raspberry (Hex: #872657) (Xona.com Color List Raspberry) (RGB: 135, 38, 87)
  • Tyrian Purple (Imperial Purple) (Hex: #66023C) (RGB: 102, 2, 60)
  • Caput Mortuum (Hex: #592720) (RGB: 89, 39, 32)
  • Coffee (Hex: #4B3621) (RGB: 75, 54, 33)


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