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Teal (#008080)

Teal is a medium blue-green color. It is named after the common teal, a member of the duck family, whose eyes are surrounded by the color. The complementary color of teal is coral pink.

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Teal

Teal
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #008080
sRGBB (r, g, b) (0, 128, 128)
HSV (h, s, v) (180°, 100%, 50[1]%)
Source HTML/CSS[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color teal is displayed at right. It comes from a mixture of the primary color, blue, and the secondary color green, mixed with some gray.

Teal is one of the initial group of 16 HTML/CSS web colors formulated in 1987, shown below.

The first recorded use of Teal as a color name in English was in 1917.[3]

Teal blue

Teal Blue
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #367588
RGBB (r, g, b) (54, 117, 136)
HSV (h, s, v) (194°, 60%, 53[4]%)
Source Bravo9.com, Plochere
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Teal blue is displayed at right. It is a medium tone of teal with more blue.

The first recorded use of teal blue as a color name in English was in 1927.[5]

The source of this color is the Plochere Color System, a color system formulated in 1948 that is widely used by interior designers.[6]


Tones of teal color comparison chart

  • Teal (Hex: 008080) (RGB: 0, 128, 128)
  • Teal Blue (Hex: 367588) (RGB: 54, 117, 136)

Teal in human culture

Aerospace

  • Teal Group is a company that does aerospace consulting.[7]

Computers

Internet

  • In an online vote, Teal was voted the most popular shade of blue just ahead of cornflower blue.

Religion

  • There is a supplement to the regular Unitarian Universalist English hymnal (the cover of which is colored slate gray) called the teal hymnal, which consists of hymns in Spanish. It was first introduced in 2005 and greatly expanded in 2009. [9]

Sexuality

Sports

Video Games

  • The Nintendo Game Boy is a small handheld video game system which is available in a pale tint of teal.
  • Teal is a choice of team color in many video games.

See also

References

  1. ^ Web.forret.com, Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #008080 (Teal):
  2. ^ W3.org, W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; color sample of Teal: Page 101 Plate 39 Color Sample L7
  4. ^ Web.forret.com, Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #367588 (Teal Blue):
  5. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; color sample of Teal Blue: Page 101 Plate 39 Color Sample L6
  6. ^ Bravo9.com, Plochere Color System:
  7. ^ TealGroup.com
  8. ^ Teal Networks
  9. ^ Voices on the Journey: Introducing a Spanish Hymn Supplement (Report of the 2009 Unitarian-Universalist General Assembly):
  10. ^ Card showing list of bandana colors and their meanings, available at Image Leather, 2199 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114
  11. ^ Gay City USA Hanky Code

Simple English

File:Common Teal (Anas crecca) near Hodal, Haryana W IMG
Common Teal ( A. crecca), drake in nuptial plumage
This box shows the color teal.
 

Teal is a deep bluish-green color; a dark cyan.

Teal gets its name from the fact that it surrounds the eyes of the common teal, a member of the duck family.

The first recorded use of Teal as a color name in English was in 1917.[1]

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Meaning of teal

  • In computers, the color teal represents software that is well-written and efficient with no glitches.


Tones of teal color comparison chart

  • Light Teal Blue (Crayola Teal Blue) (Hex: 18A7B5) (RGB: 24, 167, 181)
  • TEAL (web color) (Hex: #008080) (RGB: 0, 128, 128)
  • Teal Blue (Hex: #367588) (RGB: 54, 117, 136)
  • Teal Green (Hex: 006D5B) (RGB: 0, 130, 128)
ColorsList of colors
Cyan Magenta Black Gray Silver White
Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet
Gold Olive Purple Navy Brown Pink

References

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; color sample of Teal: Page 101 Plate 39 Color Sample L7

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