azure azure  /ˈæ ʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light shade of blue
  2. (v) color azure
  3. (adj) of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky

Usage(s):

  1. When talking, she looks you straight in the eye and describes things by their colors: the yellow mushrooms or the azure lake.
  2. When he came back in 2000 to live in Israel and dive again regularly in the sea of his childhood, Kahn was horrified by what he saw: the once-azure water was now murky.
  3. AMC: I would say that my language is a lovely shade of azure, sort of a turquoise, really.

News

  1. Lemonade For Life

    BY MARK UNDERWOOD On cold, dreary, overcast days, do you dream about trading the chilly weather for a gorgeous day under azure blue skies and perfect temperatures? That wishful thinking is a positive way to look at the world. The good news is it’s more than wishing you had better weather—positive thoughts are good for your mental and physical health. read more
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Leominster Champion

  2. Microsoft: We're adding 7,000 Azure IaaS users per week

    The new Linux and Windows Server virtual machines on Windows Azure are attracting more customers to Microsoft's public cloud.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ZDNet

  3. Top Windows Azure Experts Michael Collier and Michael Washam Join Aditi Technologies

    SEATTLE and BANGALORE, India, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aditi confirms the joining of Windows Azure experts Michael Collier and Michael Washam as part of a continued expansion of the company's cloud-centric ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Azure is not software that you run on your own server, it's a service running on a vast number of machines," said Ozzie.
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Ray Ozzie Source: CRN

  2. "Windows Azure and the Azure Services Platform ...... represent our belief that the key to delivering value today and in the future lies in combining the best aspects of software running on PCs, servers and devices with the best aspects of services...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: Bizjournals.com

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