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  Cardinal (color) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cardinal is a vivid red, which gets its name from the cassocks worn by Catholic cardinals.
Cardinal is the official color of Stanford University, though the athletic teams's official colors are cardinal and white (school athletic teams are called "The Cardinal").
Other school colors described as cardinal include those of Fairfield University, Iowa State University, Brown University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Willamette University, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the University of Southern California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cardinal_(color)   (137 words)

 Cardinal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word cardinal comes from the Latin cardo for "hinge" and usually refers to things of fundamental importance, as in cardinal rule or cardinal sins.
Cardinal (Catholicism), a member of the College of Cardinals of the Catholic Church
Cardinal, Virginia, a settlement in Mathews County, Virginia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cardinal   (200 words)

 NatureWorks - Northern Cardinal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Cardinals are known for their bright red color but only the male is red.
The females is a dull brown or olive color with dull red on her wings and tail.
Cardinals tend to live at the edge of woodlands and in the vegetation near houses and gardens.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/cardinal.htm   (369 words)

 MIT Graphic Identity: Symbols: Colors
In 1876, the class of 1879 resolved that the MIT school colors would be red and gray.
Cardinal silk from the vestments of Cardinal O'Connell, 1925.
We all desired cardinal red; it has stood for a thousand years on land and sea in England's emblem; it makes one-half of the stripes on America's flag; it has always stirred the heart and mind of man; it stands for 'red blood' and all that ‘red blood' stands for in life.
web.mit.edu /graphicidentity/symbols/colors.html   (224 words)

 Kentucky's State Bird: The Cardinal - Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
The cardinal became the state bird of the Commonwealth during the legislative session in 1926 [KY Acts, Chapter 350, Senate Resolution No. 17; recodified in 1942 (KRS 2.080)].
Cardinals are considered one of America's favorite backyard birds, being the state bird for six other states besides Kentucky: Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Cardinal nests can be recognized for their thin cupped shape, consisting of fine stems, vines, or rootlets supplemented by dead leaves, rags, paper or bark; and lined with fine dry grass, moss and hair.
www.kdla.ky.gov /resources/kystatebird.htm   (753 words)

 Northern cardinal - Birds: Minnesota DNR
The northern cardinal adds a splash of color to the winter landscape, and their songs are a welcome chorus that announces the arrival of spring.
A cardinal's nest is a bulky structure of vines, leave and twigs.
Plant seeds and fruits comprise 90 percent of the cardinal's food in the fall and winter, and 40 to 50 percent of their food in the summer.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /birds/northerncardinals/index.html   (301 words)

 Stanford University Cardinal | On Campus | An Official Athletic Site
The Nickname: The nickname for Stanford is the Cardinal – in reference to one of the school colors (and is therefore in the singular).
From 1972 until November 17, 1981, Stanford’s official nickname was Cardinals, in reference to one of the school colors, not the bird.
Cardinal remained the school color until the 1940’s, when rules committees and conferences started regulating jersey colors for home and visiting football teams.
gostanford.cstv.com /school-bio/stan-nickname-mascot.html   (858 words)

 Northern Cardinal
The Cardinal is limited in the West to areas where the annual precipitation is at least 16 inches.
Nationally, centers of abundance for this cardinal are along the Mississippi River and along the Colorado and Guadalupe Rivers in Texas.
Cardinals are noted for their loud, clear whistled songs, often sung from a high treetop song post.
www.birds.cornell.edu /BOW/norcar   (612 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The word cardinal can mean 'the color red', 'a species of red bird', 'a number indicating quantity (as opposed to an ordinal that indicates position)', or 'a Roman Catholic bishop who gets to vote to elect the pope'.
Cardinal in all of its senses derives from Latin cardo, cardinis, which means 'hinge', and is related to Greek kradaino, 'to swing'.
If something is cardinal, something else depends on it: in Mirror of the Sea (1906), Joseph Conrad speaks of "the cardinal article of a seaman's faith." The cardinal virtues (prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice) are those to which other virtues are related and on which they turn.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=20011024   (328 words)

 Cardinal Software [About Us]
The cardinal is probably one of the most recognizable and popular North American birds because of its brilliant red color and crested head.
The common and familiar Northern Cardinal is a bird whose range has expanded northward in the last 100 years.
Cardinal Software has adopted the cardinal because it is a symbol of stability, robustness and has the ability to live in harsh conditions, like a successful enterprise in today's competitive software marketplace.
www.cardinalsoft.com /the_cardinal.asp   (191 words)

 Cardinal Dogwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Cardinal dogwood is a new hybrid selection of Redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea) bred for its bright red winter twig color.
Cardinal is well adapted for Minnesota as it was developed by crossing plants native to the vicinity of the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Cardinal dogwood is recommended for corner plantings, mass plantings, or background screens where its bright red stem color will provide interest in the winter landscape.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/horticulture/DG3037.html   (249 words)

 Northern Cardinal
Cardinals are nonmigratory, but some movement does occur in the later summer and fall.
Cardinals are nomadic, and the Cardinals that visit your backyard feeder may not be the same individuals from week to week.
Even though Northern Cardinal nests are frequently parasitized by Cowbirds, their populations are increasing, and their range is expanding northward and westward.
www.wbu.com /chipperwoods/photos/ncard.htm   (437 words)

 ISU Extension News Release
Cardinal flower is native to the moist woodlands in eastern United States.
Cardinal flower thrives and becomes naturalized in moist habitats along the edge of ponds or small streams.
Cardinal flower is a short-lived perennial, with plants living only two to four years, so it is beneficial to allow a few seedlings to grow and replace those that die.
www.extension.iastate.edu /newsrel/2003/sep03/sep0307.html   (643 words)

 Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi aquarium tropical fish from Tim's Tropicals
It is more colorful than the Neon Tetra and can be distinguished by the full red lower body.
Cardinal Tetras are a schooling fish, so 6 to 10 are recommended, which means a tank of 20 gallons or more is best.
Cardinal Tetras are intolerant of malachite green, which is one of the main ingredients in Quick Cure.
www.timstropicals.com /Inventory/TetraSmall/CardinalInfo.asp   (413 words)

 Harvard Film Archive: Tantoo Cardinal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tantoo Cardinal came of age in Canada during a time when native culture was still viewed with suspicion and even contempt by the Canadian government.
As a young actress, Tantoo Cardinal began her career with a docu-drama for the CBC and in productions for the Alberta Native Communications Society, she soon moved on to play larger roles in feature films.
The heartache of memory is explored as an elderly alcoholic aunt (Cardinal) mysteriously returns to attend the memorial for a family's young son.
www.harvardfilmarchive.org /calendars/06_spring/cardinal.html   (960 words)

 "Color, Monetary, and Literary Blindness" by Vijay Ramanan
Specifically, the relationship depicted in "A Cardinal" mirrors that between William and the abbot.
William is the Cardinal while in a sense the abbot is the saint.
Compare this sequence to "A Cardinal": the saint holds the book open under the facade of being helpful; ultimately, the Cardinal's view is so restricted that he cannot read the pages at all.
www.nd.edu /~frswrite/snite/2003/ramanan.shtml   (1132 words)

 Stanford University Design Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Adjust printed color as needed to most closely match the correct color specification.
On items that incorporate the seal, the density of this color was "run-down" on press to achieve the sharp and open look of the seal.
The best way to reproduce this color when printing the seal, or whenever using Stanford's specified PANTONE 201, is to request an ink "draw-down" from your printer.
www.stanford.edu /group/identity/ug_color.html   (147 words)

 December Bird of the Month - Northern Cardinal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Audubon wrote of the colorful cardinal: "In richness of plumage, elegance of motion, and strength of song, this species surpasses all its kindred in the United States." The familiar "redbird" occurs as a year-round resident throughout Texas, although it is less abundant and more local in West Texas and the Panhandle.
Cardinals in Texas nest two or even three times a year, and captive birds have lived as long as 22 years.
The monogamous cardinals remain together throughout the year, and both sexes sing forcefully, especially as they establish their territory and before the females begins to nest.
www.passporttotexas.com /birds/dec.html   (466 words)

 Cardinal Industrial Finishes: About Us
We do understand that the addition of our color charts to the site is a great thing, but we would like to caution you that each monitor shows color differently.
Cardinal's technically advanced production process allows maximum flexibility and rapid turnaround of custom orders, as well as over 200 stock liquid and powder products.
Cardinal's corporate offices are located in South El Monte, California with 11 additional production and distribution centers across the United States and in China.
www.cardinalpaint.com /aboutus/news_detail.php?nid=4   (278 words)

 Georgia Wildlife Web Site; birds: Cardinalis cardinalis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Northern Cardinal's plumage is also red, which is probably the connection.
Color: Male is red with a fl face.
Female has a red tail, wings, and crest; the remainder of her body is brown.
museum.nhm.uga.edu /gawildlife/birds/passeriformes/ccardinalis.html   (377 words)

 The Northern Cardinal
The cardinal is probably one of the most recognizable and popular backyard birds because of its brilliant red color and crested head.
The Northern Cardinal is a year round resident of the Eastern U.S., and has been moving to the north and the southwest during the 20th century.
Cardinals are especially fond of roosting and nesting in honeysuckle thickets.
www.birdsforever.com /cardinal.html   (397 words)

 Stanford University Design Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The colors that have been developed as part of Stanford's identity are based on Stanford's historic use of color.
The clear colors of the Northern California landscape and the rich, natural tones of our campus architecture provide the foundation for the supporting color palettes.
The official Stanford color is Cardinal, a rich deep tone of red which has long been associated with the University.
www.stanford.edu /group/identity/de_color.html   (149 words)

 Cardinal Industrial Finishes: Products
Cardinal is licensed by PANTONE®; to accurately simulate both the PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® colors and the PANTONE Textile Color System®.
† These color samples are representative only and will vary from the actual color depending on the computer monitor or printer used to view them.
For an accurate color, gloss and texture sample, contact a Cardinal representative.
www.cardinalpaint.com /products/productcat.php?pcid=2   (178 words)

 VDGIF > Wildlife Mapping > Cardinal
Description: The male cardinal is bright red with a pointed crest.
The female is a buffy-brown color with some red in her wings and tail.
Food: Cardinals feed by hopping around on the ground and by gleaning food from nearby shrubs and trees.
www.dgif.state.va.us /wildlifemapping/cardinal.htm   (150 words)

 Buy L'Oreal Feria Haircolor, Cardinal 67 Online at drugstore.com
Color Cue: Feria is for all skintones and hairtypes.
Color result will be more vibrant on gray hair.
The color is very vibrant when first applied, then slowly tones down to a rich auburn color.
www.drugstore.com /qxp26827_332828_sespider/loreal_f...haircolor_cardinal_67.htm   (729 words)

 Tropical Fish for Freshwater Aquariums: Cardinal Tetra
The Cardinal Tetra originates from the slow moving waters of the various tributaries in South America.
The Cardinal Tetra differs from Neon Tetras in that the lower red stripe runs the length of their body as opposed to the Neon, which has a red stripe running half way along the lower portion of the body.
The Cardinal Tetra will accept many small foods such as brine shrimp or daphnia, freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, micro pellet food, and high quality flake food.
www.liveaquaria.com /product/prod_Display.cfm?pCatId=895   (387 words)

 TPWD Kids: Cardinal and Painted Bunting
Cardinals feed and train their young for a long time compared to many other birds.
Male cardinals are bright red with a fl mask on their face.
This bird got its name from its bright color and tall head feathers (crest) which reminded people of Roman Catholic Cardinals who wore red hats and robes.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /kids/wild_things/birds/cardinal.phtml   (140 words)

Entries in a color table are defined by giving the red, green and blue color components, and the entry number.
The entire color table may be set by defining all entries in the color table using the 'redArray', 'greenArray', and 'blueArray' color component arrays.
The write mode indicates how a color to be written to the active window is combined with the color already present at the CP.
sage.inel.gov /rman_sgk_m2.htm   (6856 words)

 Cardinal Color, Inc. - A leader in the colorant industry for over twenty years.
Cardinal Color, Inc. - A leader in the colorant industry for over twenty years.
Since our establishment in 1976 we have supplied the industry with color dispersions which are used in some of the best known consumer products on the market.
Our growth has been fueled by our commitment to consistency and responsiveness at every phase of interaction.
www.cardinalcolor.com   (71 words)

 Hosmer Grove Cardinal Acrylic
By 5:30 I had 100% coverage, the cardinal had flown into the picture "Paint the bird before it flies away", and I have gone over the error areas with the first coat of white.
Day 2, The decision is made, morning shadows it is. In addition to the normal darks being made with magenta and green, blue and brown (dark yellow is brown), cyan and red, I am using a secondary complementary pair that are both opaque colors.
Aerial perspective is a variable scale, the darks should change lighter and bluer in each ring as distance increases.
www.realcolorwheel.com /hosmergrovecardinal.htm   (633 words)

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