blue-sky blue-sky

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without immediate commercial value

Usage(s):

  1. This is about that glorious mezzo-soprano, the gospel growls, the throaty howls, the girlish vocal tickles, the swoops, the dives, the blue-sky high notes, the blue-sea low notes.
  2. When a corporation--say, the New York Stock Exchange--has a blue-sky project that no one else seems to understand, Asymptote tends to head the to-call list.

News

  • Biosolids debate spreads

    Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:54:33 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Todd La Roche holds dried biosolids, a byproduct of the Selah wastewater treatment plant that is often used as fertilizer. SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — On a blue-sky spring day in a field between Snipes Mountain and Yakima River’s maze of backwater, a truck crawls through a field of triticale, sending ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

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