Yellow

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Yellow is the colour of:

  • The outer skin of a banana
  • The outer skin of a lemon
  • The color of urine
  • The color of the sun.

Meaning of yellow[change | change source]

  • Yellow can represent light and the sun's rays as well as lightning.
  • Yellow can be interpreted as a sign of cowardice.
  • In China, yellow is the color of royalty. Emperors used to wear yellow.
  • On road signs in the USA, yellow means "warning" or "danger". It is used to mean this because it is easy to see. Some animals, like bees and hornets, also use the color in combination with black as a warning so that other animals will know to stay away from them.
  • Inkjet printers use yellow ink as one of their three basic colors, along with cyan ink and magenta ink.

Tones of yellow colour comparison chart[change | change source]

  • Yellow Mist (web colour Light Yellow) (Hex: #FFFFE0) (RGB: 255, 255, 224)
  • Old Lace (web colour) (Hex: #FDF5E6) (RGB: 253, 245, 230)
  • Linen (web colour) (Hex: #FAF0E6) (RGB: 250, 240, 230)
  • Antique White (web colour) (Hex: #FAEBD7) (RGB: 250, 235, 215)
  • Blanched Almond (web colour) (Hex: #FFEBCD) (RGB: 255, 235, 205)
  • Light Goldenrod (web colour) (Hex: #FAFAD2) (RGB: 250, 250, 210)
  • Lemon Chiffon (web colour) (Lemon Cream) (Hex: #FFFACD) (RGB: 255, 250, 205)
  • Cornsilk (web colour) (Hex: #FFF8DC) (RGB: 255, 248, 220)
  • Beige (web colour) (Hex: #F5F5DC) (RGB: 245, 245, 220)
  • Cream (Hex: #FFFDD0) (RGB: 255, 253, 208)
  • Papaya Whip (web colour) (Hex: #FFEFD5) (RGB: 255, 239, 213)
  • Banana Mania (Crayola) (Hex: #FBE7B2) (RGB: 251, 231, 128)
  • Moccasin (web colour) (Hex: #FFE4B5) (RGB: 255, 228, 182)
  • Peach-Yellow (Hex: #FADFAD) (RGB: 250, 223, 173)
  • Wheat (web colour) (Hex: #F5DEB3) (RGB: 245, 222, 179)
  • Bisque (web colour) (Hex: #FFE4C4) (RGB: 255, 228, 196)
  • Navajo White (web colour) (Hex: #FFDEAD) (RGB: 255, 222, 173)
  • Light Khaki (X11 "Khaki") (Hex: #F0E68C) (RGB: 240, 230, 140)
  • Pale Spring Bud (Crayola "Spring Green") (Hex: #ECEBBD) (RGB: 236, 235, 189)
  • Pale Goldenrod (web colour) (Hex: #EEE8AA) (RGB: 238, 232, 170)
  • Pale Canary Yellow (Crayola Canary) (Hex: #FFFF99) (RGB: 255, 255, 153)
  • Buff (HexF0DC82) (RGB: 240, 220, 130)
  • Flax (Hex: #EEDC82) (RGB: 238, 220, 130)
  • Zinnwaldite (Hex: #EBC2AF) (RGB: 235, 194, 175)
  • Desert Sand (Crayola) (Hex: #EDC9AF) (RGB: 237, 201, 175)
  • Peach Puff (web color) (Hex: #FFDAB9) (RGB: 255, 218, 185)
  • Peach (Hex: #FFE5B4) (RGB: 255, 229, 180)
  • Deep Peach (Crayola Peach) (Hex: #FFCBA4) (RGB: 255, 203, 164)
  • Peach-Orange (Hex: #FFCC99) (RGB: 255, 204, 153)
  • Bright Apricot (Crayola Apricot) (Hex: #FDD5B1) (RGB: 253, 213, 177)
  • Apricot (Hex: #FBCEB1) (RGB: 251, 206, 177)
  • Dandelion (Crayola) (Hex: #FED85D) (RGB: 254, 216, 93)
  • Mustard (Hex: #FFDB58) (RGB: 255, 219, 88)
  • Energy Yellow (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #F8DD5C) (RGB: 248, 221, 92)
  • Medium Goldenrod (Crayola Goldenrod) (Hex: #FCD667) (RGB: 252, 214, 103)
  • Mellow Yellow (Hex: #F8DE7E) (RGB: 248, 222, 126)
  • Medium Yellow (Crayola Yellow) (Hex: #FCE883) (RGB: 252, 232, 131)
  • Maize (Corn) (Hex: #FBEC5D) (RGB: 251, 236, 93)
  • Ultra Yellow (Unmellow Yellow) (Crayola) (Hex: #FFFF66) (RGB: 255, 255, 102)
  • Laser Lemon (Crayola) (Hex: #FEFE22) (RGB: 254, 254, 34)
  • YELLOW (Electric Yellow) (Hex: #FFFF00) (RGB: 255, 255, 0)
  • Pooh (Hex: #FDFD02) (RGB: 255, 253, 2)
  • Lemon Yellow (Lemon) Hex: #FFF700) (RGB: 255, 247, 0)
  • Process Yellow (Pigment Yellow) (Printer's Yellow) (Canary Yellow) (Hex: #FFEF00) (RGB: 255, 239, 0)
  • Golden Yellow (Hex: #FFDF00) (RGB: 255, 223, 0)
  • School Bus Yellow (Hex: #FFD800) (RGB: 255, 216, 0)
  • Golden (web color Gold) (Hex: #FFD700) (RGB: 255, 215, 0)
  • Sunglow (Crayola) (Hex: #FFCC33) (RGB: 255, 204, 51)
  • Supernova (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #FFC901) (RGB: 255, 201, 1)
  • Tangerine Yellow (Hex: #FFCC00) (RGB: 255, 204, 0)
  • Saffron (Hex: #F4C430) (RGB: 244, 196, 48)
  • Golden Poppy (Hex: #FCC200) (RGB: 252, 194, 0)
  • Amber (Hex: #FFBF00) (RGB: 255, 191, 0)
  • Selective Yellow (Hex: #FFBA00) (RGB: 255, 186, 0)
  • Macaroni and Cheese (Crayola) (Hex: #FFB79B) (RGB: 255, 185, 123)
  • Sandy Brown (web color) (Hex: #F4A460) (RGB: 244, 164, 96)
  • Atomic Tangerine (Crayola) (Hex: #FF9966) (RGB: 255, 153, 102)
  • Gamboge (Hex: #EF9B0F) (RGB: 239, 155, 15)
  • Pale Gold (Crayola Gold) (Hex: #E6BE8A) (RGB: 230, 190, 138)
  • Brass (Hex: #C3A368) (RGB: 195, 163, 104)
  • California Gold (Hex: #A98F64) (RGB: 169, 143, 100)
  • Vegas Gold (Hex: #C5B356) (RGB: 197, 179, 88)
  • Old Gold (Hex: #CFB53B) (RGB: 207, 181, 59)
  • Metallic Gold (Hex: #D4AF37) (RGB: 212, 175, 55)
  • Goldenrod (web color) (Hex: #DAA520) (RGB: 218, 165, 32)
  • Satin Sheen Gold (Hex: #CBA135) (RGB: 203, 16, 53)
  • Buddha Gold (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #C1A004) (RGB: 193, 160, 4)
  • Peru (web color) (Hex: #CD853F) (RGB: 205, 133, 63)
  • Ochre (Hex: #CC7722) (RGB: 204, 119, 34)
  • Dark Goldenrod (web color) (Hex: #b8860B) (RGB: 184, 134, 11)
  • Sandy Taupe (Hex: #967117) (RGB: 150, 113, 23)
  • Fallow (Hex: #C19A6B) (RGB: 193, 154, 107)
  • Khaki (HTML/CSS) (Hex: #C3B091) (RGB: 195, 176, 145)
  • Ecru (Hex: #C3B091) (RGB: 205, 184, 145)
  • Dark Khaki (X11 "Dark Khaki") (Hex: #BDB76B) (RGB: 189, 183, 107)
  • Citrine (Hex: #E4D00A) (RGB: 228, 208, 10)
  • Pear (Hex: #D1E231) (RGB: 209, 226, 49)
  • Starship (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #E3DD39) (RGB: 227, 221, 57)
  • Chartreuse Yellow (Hex: #DFFF00) (RGB: 223, 255, 0)
  • Electric Lime (Crayola) (Hex: #CCFF00) (RGB: 204, 255, 0)
  • Lime (Hex: #BFFF00) (RGB: 191, 255, 0)
  • Green-Yellow (web color) (Hex: #ADFF2F) (RGB: 173, 255, 47)
  • Spring Bud (Hex: #A7FC00) (RGB: 167, 252, 0)
  • Yellow-Green (web color) (Hex: #9ACD32) (RGB: 154, 205, 50)
  • Citrus (Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #A1C50A) (RGB: 161, 197, 10)
  • June Bud (Hex: #BDDA57) (RGB: 189, 218, 87)
  • Medium Spring Bud (Hex: #C9DC89) (RGB: 202, 220, 137)
  • Pale Green-Yellow (Crayola Green-Yellow) (Hex: #F1E788) (RGB: 242, 231, 136)
  • Lime Pulp (Hex: #D1E189) (RGB: 209, 225, 137)
  • Olivine (Hex: #9AB973) (RGB: 154, 185, 115)
  • Pistachio (Hex: #93C572) (RGB: 147, 197, 146)
  • Swamp Green (Hex: #ACB78E) (RGB: 172, 183, 142)
  • Camouflage Green (Hex: #78866B) (RGB: 120, 134, 107)
  • Dark Olive Green (web color) (Hex: #556B2F) (RGB: 85, 107, 47)
  • Olive Drab (web color) (Hex: #6B8E23) (RGB: 107, 142, 135)
  • Olive (web color) (Hex: #808000) (RGB: 128, 128, 0)
  • Shadow (Crayola) (Hex: #837050) (RGB: 131, 112, 80)
  • Raw Umber (Hex: #734A12) (RGB: 115, 74, 18)


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