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green

1. noun, slang Paper money, especially in large amounts. Boy, I bet you had to lay down some serious green for that new sports car, huh? How much green is this repair job gonna cost me? Now, don't go shelling out all your green at once just because you've gotten your first paycheck.
2. noun, slang Marijuana, especially that which is inexpensive or of low quality. Dude, I scored some green for the concert!
3. adjective Inexperienced. The new interns are pretty green, but I think they're going to be quick learners.
4. adjective Naïve. The city is full of people ready to take advantage of all the green newcomers that arrive every day.
5. adjective Environmentally conscious or designed not to have an adverse impact on the environment. The new student center was designed with green building principles. This year, our department is trying to focus on all the ways we can be more green.

green

and green folding and green paper and green stuff
n. money; paper money. (see also long bread.) I have so much green stuff, I don’t know what to do with it. What is need is more green! Not promises!

green

around/about the gills
Pale or sickly in appearance.
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Environment variables could not be ground-truthed, and the use of NDVI as a measure of greenness--although often used in the literature--could be masking other relevant relationships between greenness and PA.
Residential greenness was characterized objectively using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), derived from imagery collected by the MODerate-resolution Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard NASA's Terra satellite (Carroll et al.
If either Harmonia axyridis (multicolored Asian lady beetle) or Coccinella septempunctata (seven-spotted ladybird) are incorporated with the fruit into the processing stream, MPs contained in their haemolymph (the insect equivalent of blood) can produce greenness in the final wine, a fault known as ladybug taint.
The emphasis on the tangible items in the domestic environment gives a peculiar, and previously undetected, aspect of materialism to the early modern life and world, and at times the leisure of detecting and appreciating the greenness of the world almost seems like what would today be deemed a first-world phenomenon.
Calculation of greenness score for each road segment: Greenness score for each road segment = (GA/BA)* 100
When you talk to consumers to assess what makes them apt to purchase from a retailer, one factor seems consistent - "greenness." We do not want to imply that price and quality matter little to shoppers because, undoubtedly, they play a significant role.
Green Star Products is rolling out a new website, www.greenstarproducts.org, which will allow formulators and chemical manufacturers to rate the "greenness" or naturalness of their ingredients.
"Signland": Cicadas tear the air to flitters./Stitch it together again/As though nothing had happened.//All the leaves of the locust trees/have been leached of greenness, burned/the brown of a penitential habit:/Brother Fungus does it.
Additionally, the survey finds that corporations can no longer "just say they offer fuel-efficient vehicles, organic foods or energy-efficient products -- it is now a cost of entry in many industries and corporations need to begin thinking ahead." Corporations must consider the next level of greenness, such as ensuring their overall business practices are sustainable and that the greenness at the supermarket or car dealership represents greenness in bringing the item to market.
NEW LODGE-did not guite manage to justify the stable confidence in him at Mussel-burgh, where the hot favourite showed signs of greenness to finish third behind Panthera Lad and Dun-dock.
Too much focus on products' greenness and not enough focus on products' broader appeal--like their efficiency and cost effectiveness, the health and safety they might promote, the symbolism and status they represent, and the convenience and improved performance they offer--has resulted in consumers not buying into the market, research suggests.
The team studied seasonal variations in the greenness of plots of land and, by visiting certain sites, linked the color patterns to forms of land use.
They also rely on the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System to measure a building's greenness. The LEED Rating System, although useful as a guideline for environmentally responsible design, is more a checklist of individual items than a true design approach.
They chose to leave out off-spinner Ray Price and put their trust in a four-man pace attack, hoping to exploit a little early-morning greenness in the wicket.
'He started idling in front today and I put that down to greenness again, but he's definitely one for the future