digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

LimeHow to read this color infobox
Limes.jpg
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #BFFF00
sRGBB  (rgb) (191, 255, 0)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (25, 0, 100, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (75°, 100%, 100[1]%)
Source Maerz & Paul[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Lime, also traditionally known as lime green, lime-green, or bitter lime, is a color that is a shade of green, so named because it is a representation of the color of the citrus fruit called limes. It is the color that is in between the web color chartreuse and yellow on the color wheel.[2]

Lime (traditional lime green)[edit]

The first recorded use of lime green as a color name in English was in 1890.[3][2]

Lime (color#BFFF00) is a pure spectral color at approximately 564 nanometers on the visible spectrum when plotted on the CIE chromaticity diagram.

Variations of lime[edit]

Lemon Lime[edit]

Lemon LimeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #E3FF00
sRGBB  (rgb) (227, 255, 0)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (11, 0, 100, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (67°, 100%, 100%)
Source Sprite
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Lemon-Lime is a fluorescent chartreuse color that is named after the carbonated soft drinks such as Sprite, 7 Up and Sierra Mist.

The red value to this neon color is almost to Yellow.


Arctic Lime[edit]

Arctic LimeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #D0FF14
sRGBB  (rgb) (208, 255, 20)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (18, 0, 92, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (72°, 92%, 100%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color Arctic lime.

Same as Electric Lime, but created in 2009. This is one of the colors in Crayola's eXtreme colors ultra-bright colored pencils.

Volt[edit]

VoltHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #CEFF00
sRGBB  (rgb) (206, 255, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (72°, 100%, 100%)
Source Complex.com[4]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color Volt.

The color Volt is used by Nike in several of their athletic products, most notably their Air Max 90 Hyperfuse sneakers, which were introduced in 2011. This color is similar to Electric Lime below.

Electric lime[edit]

Electric LimeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #CCFF00
sRGBB  (rgb) (204, 255, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (72°, 100%, 100%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color Electric lime.

This Crayola color was created in 1990.

This tint of lime is popular in psychedelic art.

French lime[edit]

Lime (Pourpre.com)How to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #9EFD38
sRGBB  (rgb) (158, 253, 56)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (38, 0, 78, 1)
HSV       (h, s, v) (89°, 78%, 99[5]%)
Source Pourpre.com
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color French lime, which is the shade of lime called "lime" in the Pourpre.com color list, a color list widely popular in France.

Web color "lime" (X11 Green)[edit]

Lime (HTML/CSS); Green (X11)How to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #00FF00
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 255, 0)
Source HTML/CSS[6]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color named "lime" actually corresponds to the green primary of an RGB display: it has a different HTML color code (#00FF00). A sample can be seen to the right.

See the chart Color names that clash between X11 and HTML/CSS in the X11 color names article to see those colors which are different in HTML and X11.

This color is the color of lime Jell-O and lemon lime Kool-Aid.

Web color lime green[edit]

Lime GreenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #32CD32
sRGBB  (rgb) (50, 205, 50)
Source X11[6]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the web color called "lime green".

In Popular Culture[edit]

Music

Politics

The logo of the PAIS Alliance of Ecuador

Sexuality

Sports

Transportation

Crayons

  • Crayola has released a crayon with the color label "Lime.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #BFFF00 (Lime):". Web.forret.com. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  2. ^ a b c Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; The index refers to Plate 20 Color Sample J1 as Lime Green; this color is shown on Plate 20 as being halfway between yellow-green (the old name for the color that is now called chartreuse green) and yellow on the color wheel.
  3. ^ The Daily News (London) 14 July 1890. "lime, n2.". Oxford English Dictionary online version. Oxford University Press. September 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-15.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  4. ^ The 10 Most Significant Colors in Sneaker History
  5. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #9EFD38 (French Lime):
  6. ^ a b "W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords". W3.org. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  7. ^ Gay City USA Handkerchief Codes:
  8. ^ "Explore Colors." http://crayola.com/explore-colors. Web. 5 June 2015.

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lime_(color) — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.

6455 news items

Mustang 360

Mustang 360
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:11:15 -0700

Jim Wicks has discovered Bright Lime pulls more attention than a red Mustang parked alongside him at a show. Ford, according to the Marti Report, built 210 1972 Mustang convertibles in this Bright Lime color. Along with the black out ram air hood a ...

Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-Tribune
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 02:28:04 -0700

“It's a light lime color,” Mrs. Beggs said, recalling that after her diagnosis she “didn't know where to go,” and decided to look out into her garden. “It just popped,” she explained. “You find out you have cancer, and you notice something you've never ...
 
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:51:39 -0700

Little Lime, the diminutive progeny of Limelight, is a sun-loving hydrangea with panicle flowers that start out lime color and then turn pink in the fall. I'm proud to report I actually “massed” three of these in my garden. Purple coneflowers and ...

SlashGear

SlashGear
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:35:29 -0700

Jawbone has outed three new colors for the UP24 fitness band, adding Pink Coral, Navy, and Lemon-Lime to the range over the course of April. The three new variants - which will be offered alongside the black and persimmon bands UP24 originally ...
 
YouTube
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:16:07 -0700

docomo Xperia 1 f SO-02F Lime color Hands on!! Category. Science & Technology. License. Standard YouTube License. Show more. Show less. Loading... Advertisement. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Realty Today

Realty Today
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 03:52:30 -0700

According to Sneaker News, the combination of pewter and flash lime is reminiscent of the electric eel in dark waters while the brightness of the lime color reminds one of the "electricity running throughout the creature." Choosing the electric eel for ...
 
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 17:33:45 -0700

Where would Sprite be without the latter half of its lemon-lime flavor? What would Hint of Lime Tostitos be hinting at? The lime's color and its tang make it a bright, yet sassy addition to any dish. Honestly, I think one should always strive to be the ...

Bungalower

Bungalower
Mon, 18 May 2015 16:58:02 -0700

Something about the Lime color on top really does it for me. I hope they keep that part of the concept. Jorge Boone 5pts. Agree Ron Jaffe, it was very close, they had built a sales center but prices were high, the economy imploded and as I understand ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight