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Coral (color)

A coral-colored Algerian coral

The various tones of the color coral are representations of the colors of those cnidarians known as precious corals.

Contents

  • Coral 1
  • Variations of coral 2
    • Coral pink 2.1
    • Light coral 2.2
  • Coral in human culture 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Coral

Coral
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FF7F50
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 127, 80)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 50, 69, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (16°, 69%, 100%)
Source HTML/CSS[1]
X11 color names[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The web color coral is an orangey [pink] color. It is displayed at the upper right.

The first recorded use of coral as a color name in English was in 1513.[3]

Variations of coral

Coral pink

Coral Pink
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F88379
sRGBB  (rgb) (248, 131, 121)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 50, 49, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (5°, 51%, 97%)
Source ISCC-NBS[4]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color coral pink is displayed at right, a pinkish color.[4]

The complementary color of coral pink is teal. The first recorded use of coral pink as a color name in English was in 1892.[5]

Light coral

Light Coral
.
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FF8080
sRGBB  (rgb) (240, 128, 128)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 50, 50, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (0°, 50%, 100%)
Source HTML/CSS[1]
X11 color names[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The web color light coral is displayed at right.

Coral in human culture

Sports

Coral is one of the Miami Dolphins' colors.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords. W3C. (May 2003). Retrieved on 21 September 2008.
  2. ^ a b X11 rgb.txt. XFree86. (February 1994). Retrieved on 21 September 2008.
  3. ^ ; color sample of coral: Page 27, Plate 2, Color Sample J10.
  4. ^ a b The ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names is a color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps.
  5. ^ ; color sample of coral pink: page 27, plate 2, color sample F9.
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