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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n orang large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Oranges and Lemons music Oranges and Lemons music
Osage Orange Osage Orange
A sailor tries to stop the orang-outang hiding in the ship's rigging A sailor tries to stop the orang-outang hiding in the ship's rigging

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Brazil is the largest producers of oranges in the world
    • n Orang (Zoöl) See Orang-outang.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: After being picked an orange cannot ripen
    • n orang Same as orang-utan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1565 In St. Augustine, Florida the first orange trees were planted
    • n Orang ō-rang′ See Orang-outang.
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  • Wayne Dyer
    “When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out -- because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.”
  • Vincent Van Gogh
    “There is no blue without yellow and without orange.”
  • Jacques Prevert
    Jacques Prevert
    “An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.”
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    “A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.”


Apples and oranges - 'Apples and oranges' used when people compare or describe two totally different things. ('Apples to oranges' is also used.)


In literature:

East Orange, Trinity, Jr. K. D., 5.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
The color of those mysterious orange spheres had suddenly, ominously heightened.
"Spawn of the Comet" by Harold Thompson Rich
To every pint add a pound of fine sugar, with grated orange or lemon peel, and then boil the whole to a jelly.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
On the way, Mr. Mason bought two large oranges and gave them to Fred.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper
Large numbers went to the Orange Halls, there to conclude the day.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Fifty oranges were offered to us for a quarter of a dollar, or two for a penny.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
The first public meeting of the association was held at Orange, March 4, 1893, where Mrs. Clara C. Hoffman of Missouri, gave an address.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
In India, orange signifies devotion or pious resignation, and blue means ill-luck to the Hindoo.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
These cells are filled with a protoplasm, to which the plant owes its orange colour.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
But after a moment he found that the oranges possessed a pungency and zestful flavor that he had tasted in no others.
"Wild Oranges" by Joseph Hergesheimer
There is a fine little melon, called the orange-melon, because the flesh and skin separate like an orange.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Their commands have preceded them, and must be near Orange C. H. by this time.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
The prevailing color is yellow, but may be brown, orange, red, ruby-red, violet, in fact any tint, even green.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
It was Orange Moll, whose sad countenance and tattered garments betokened a sadder story.
"Mistress Nell" by George C. Hazelton, Jr.
Between red and orange, for instance, there are quite a number of distinguishable orange-reds and reddish oranges.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Cook thick, add one half cup of butter and the juice of an orange.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Here in warm protection grow the fig, the olive, the orange, and the lemon.
"Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway" by Effie Price Gladding
The orange juice may be increased to 3 tbs.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
There is not a seed and an orange.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein

In poetry:

"But ere the torch be laid
To my unshrinking limbs by some true hand,
Athwart the orange-fragrant laughing land,
Bring many a dark-eyed maid
"Don Rafael" by Emma Lazarus
There they had seen the orange grove
Enwreath its gold with buds of white,
As if themselves had taken flight,
And settled on the boughs above.
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
I sang the bridegroom, while his bride
Wore on her brow the orange blossom;
He gazed on her with tender pride,
And fondly drew her to his bosom.
"The Warning Wail" by Janet Hamilton
'Sound is their rest:--they little know
What pain, what cold, their Father feels;
But dream, perhaps, they see him now,
While each the promis'd Orange peels.
"Market-Night" by Robert Bloomfield
To the gray walls of fallen Paraclete,
To Juliet's urn,
Fair Arno and Sorrento's orange-grove,
Where Tasso sang, let young Romance and Love
Like brother pilgrims turn.
"Chalkey Hall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Oh! must I leave those spicy gales,
Those purple hills and those flowery vales?
Where the earth is strewed with pansy and rose,
And the golden fruit of the orange grows!
"The Banished Spirit's Song" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Jose Reyes arrived in Port St Lucie yesterday in an orange shirt that would reportedly make Otto the Orange proud.
Courtesy pool photographer Michael Goulding/ The Orange County Register After a nine-hour courtroom fight this week, red-faced millionaire businessman and former Orange County Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl appeared on the verge of a breakdown.
Orange over the DC region = a UV Index rating of 6, even darker orange =7, red = 8, and so on.
ORLEANS — Orange County Habitat for Humanity will mark completion of its 22nd house with a dedication ceremony Saturday at 10 am The house, the latest to be built in Orange.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of another panther were found on Sunday night, this time in Orange County.
Unidentified Orange County Deputy Sheriff,right,is tended to by Orange County fire/rescue after the deputy was involved in a traffic accident.
Half-Marathon at Orange Beach ORANGE BEACH, Alabama.
ORANGE — North Orange Baptist Church recreates the birth of Christ in first century Palestine to help the community experience the Christmas story up close and personal.
WEST ORANGE — For Jacques Nelson, the hours spent inside Misty's Restaurant in West Orange were just part of an endless work week, his family said.
The Junior Orange Bowl has announced that local celebrity Ron Magill will be the grand marshal of the 64th Junior Orange Bowl Parade on Dec 30.
MOMS Orange County plans Nov 16 champagne fundraiser champagne, nov, tickets, orange, moms, county, building, income, tastings, friday.
An Orange County Sheriff deputy checks a motorist's identification at an Orange County DUI checkpoint in Westminster in 2001.
Oranges dangle from a tree at the Sexlinger family orange grove in 2008.
Simply Orange is the trade name for a bottled orange juice product (hopefully the label reveals that it is just orange juice).
The Barking Orange Sara Menkin, of Syracuse, the owner of The Barking Orange, talks about her business.

In science:

Bursts whose light curves have a few well-separated pulses lie above the line since for uncorrelated random pulses τ will be approximately the same as for a single pulse, while the emission time T50 will increase (red and orange points).
Statistical analysis of BATSE gamma-ray bursts: Self-similarity and the Amati-relation
In the orange (light) shaded regions, the differences between the calculated and observed light-element abundances are no greater than in standard BBN without late particle decays.
Bound-State Effects on Light-Element Abundances in Gravitino Dark Matter Scenarios
In the orange shaded regions, the differences between the calculated and observed light-element abundances are no greater than in standard BBN without late particle decays.
Bound-State Effects on Light-Element Abundances in Gravitino Dark Matter Scenarios
In this case, there is a substantial orange shaded region where the light-element abundances are no less acceptable than in standard BBN.
Bound-State Effects on Light-Element Abundances in Gravitino Dark Matter Scenarios
Below the 3He/D = 1 contour, D and 7Li are close to their standard BBN values, and there is a substantial orange shaded region.
Bound-State Effects on Light-Element Abundances in Gravitino Dark Matter Scenarios
Comparisons of apples and oranges are rarely useful, so in order to compare luminosities of simulated and observed galaxies, we need to know whether observations count all the light emitted from individual resolved galaxies, or if a substantial fraction of light remains undetected below the sky surface brightness.
Star Formation in a Cosmological Simulation of Reionization
The orange symbols are the intensities determined from the fits to the surface photometric profile.
ARCHANGEL Galaxy Photometry System
Figure 14 : Distance to limit in the unbalanced case (orange), and in the balanced case (green).
Integration of a Balanced Virtual Manikin in a Virtual Reality Platform aimed at Virtual Prototyping
Fig. 11 Distance to limit in the unbalanced case (dashed orange), and in the balanced case (green).
Balanced Virtual Humans Interacting with their Environment
The image shows different types of sources in different colors: e.g., most of the known SNRs appear red or orange, while hard sources like XRBs or background AGN are blue or white.
Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): A First Look
Figure 5: Example of development in four phases, driven by three operators (normal newly generated cells in orange, normal old cells in blue, driver cells in yellow).
Epigenetic Tracking, a Method to Generate Arbitrary Shapes By Using Evolutionary-Developmental Techniques
At temperatures below . 5 × 108 K and low densities (orange region in the middle left in Fig. 3a) the photo process dominates.
The Impact of Neutrino Magnetic Moments on the Evolution of Massive Stars
The yellow (light) region is excluded at the 2σ level, and the darker (orange) region is excluded at the 1σ level.
Dark Energy from a Phantom Field Near a Local Potential Minimum
First, there are two classes of BCG cool cores (shown in orange ellipses): the large-cool-core (LCC) class and the corona class.
Every BCG with a strong radio AGN has an X-ray cool core: is the cool core - noncool core dichotomy too simple?
The same orange ellipse for the corona class and the dotted F I G . 4 . — The same plot as Fig. 1 but for non-BCGs with line as Fig. 1 are shown.
Every BCG with a strong radio AGN has an X-ray cool core: is the cool core - noncool core dichotomy too simple?