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dominant colour [2 records]

Record 1 1997-01-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Coins and Bank Notes
  • Numismatics
  • Coining
OBS

The Canadian bank notes are readily distinguishable by the use of different colours for the different denominations: terra cotta ($2); blue ($5); purple ($10); olive green ($20); red ($50); brown ($100); and rose ($1 000).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pièces de monnaie et billets de banque
  • Numismatique
  • Monnayage
OBS

Les diverses coupures des billets de banque canadiens sont facilement identifiables à leurs couleurs distinctives : l'ocre brun (2 $); le bleu (5 $); le violet (10 $); le vert olive (20 $); le rouge (50 $); le brun (100 $); et le rose (1 000 $).

Spanish

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Record 2 1987-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Sewing (General)
CONT

Use thread one shade darker than the fabric; for a print or plaid, the dominant color.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industries du textile
  • Couture (Généralités)
CONT

Utilisez un fil d'une nuance plus foncée que le tissu ou la teinte dominante.

Spanish

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