Maize (color)

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MaizeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#FBEC5D
sRGBB  (rgb)(251, 236, 93)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 6, 63, 2)
HSV       (h, s, v)(54°, 63%, 98%)
SourceMaerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
 
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For other uses, see Maize (disambiguation).
MaizeHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#FBEC5D
sRGBB  (rgb)(251, 236, 93)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 6, 63, 2)
HSV       (h, s, v)(54°, 63%, 98%)
SourceMaerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
The color is named for the cereal Maize.

The color maize or corn refers to a shade of yellow; it is named for the cereal of the same name—maize (the cereal maize is called corn in the Americas). In public usage, maize can be applied to a variety of shades, ranging from light yellow to a dark shade that borders on orange, since the color of maize may vary.

The first recorded use of maize as a color name in English was in 1861.[2]

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Biology

Chemistry

Sports

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  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called maize in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color maize is displayed on page 43, Plate 10, Color Sample G5.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 198; Color Sample of Maize: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample G5
  3. ^ Rodale, Jerome Irving (1965). Organic gardening. Rodale Press. p. 54. 
  4. ^ Debler, Walter R. (1990). Fluid Mechanics Fundamentals. Prentice Hall. p. 615. ISBN 978-0-13-322371-2. 
  5. ^ Liene Karels (Fall 1996). "What colors are maize and blue?". Michigan Today. Retrieved 2009-01-16.