Teal (color)

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Common Teal (A. crecca), drake in nuptial plumage
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Teal is a deep blue-green color; a dark cyan.

Teal gets its name from the colored area around the eyes of the common teal, a member of the duck family.

The first written use of Teal as a color name in English was in 1917.[1]

Meaning of teal[change | change source]

  • In computers, the color teal represents software that is well-written and efficient with no glitches.

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

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Light Teal Blue #18A7B5 24 167 181 185° 77% 40% (Teal Blue (Crayola))
Teal #008080 0 128 128 180° 100% 25% (web color)
Teal Blue #367588 54 117 136 194° 43% 37% (Plochere)
Steel Teal #5F8A8B 95 138 139 181° 19% 46% (Crayola Silver Swirls)
Teal Green 006D5B 0 109 91 170° 100% 21% (www.99colors.net)

References[change | change source]

  1. 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

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