a color about midway between blue and red in the spectrum; purplish.
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How to use blue-red in a sentence
If Obama's strategy is to dial back the blue/red civil war to a detente, Franken's is to escalate it to World War III.
She is all covered with long reeds and lilies about her head and shoulders, and blue-red sparks fly up at every step.The Seats Of The Mighty, Complete | Gilbert Parker
It does not blue red-litmus paper, but nevertheless acts as a weak alkali, for it precipitates iron from its salts.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
The air snapped and tingled with a shower of blue-red sparks, and the acrid odor of the released gases settled down upon us.Brigands of the Moon | Ray Cummings
A long blue-red welt bisected the features obliquely—a welt from which red blood flowed freely at the corner of a swollen eye.The Gold Girl | James B. Hendryx
I keep getting glimpses of it through the bushes—white—blue—red and yellow.Angel Island | Inez Haynes Gillmore