A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines. (noun)
The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour. (noun)
The unclouded sky; the blue vault above. (noun)
Lapis lazuli. (noun)
Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless. (adjective)
In blazon, of the colour blue. (adjective)
To colour blue. (verb)
Examples of word azure
This was particularly hard to do since, just before we went on the air, ABC had shown a series of exchanges between police and demonstrators which made it quite clear that the boys in azure blue were on a great lark. beating up everyone in sight.
So he stood waist-deep in the grass and looked regretfully across the rolling savannah and the soft-swelling foothills to the Lion's Head, a massive peak of rock that upreared into the azure from the midmost centre of Guadalcanar, a landmark used for bearings by every coasting mariner, a mountain as yet untrod by the foot of a white man.
It is the Accidentally On-Purpose Drop-Stitch Vest from the book Stitch 'n Bitch Nation, in azure, a cheerful and summery shade of blue.
The impression of an unending azure is broken only by the appearance of five yellow flowers: one painted on each hand, one on her forehead, one on her upper chest and one on her stomach.
To use Browning's words, Scott "fished the murex up," so that Carlyle outdid Macaulay in "azure feats."