If a color had a smell, which would be the perfect smell?

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Blue

Blue is the colour of the clear sky and the deep sea. On the optical spectrum, blue is located between violet and green.Surveys in the U.S. And Europe show that blue is the colour most commonly associated with harmony, faithfulness, and confidence. ... In U.S. And European publc opinion polls it is overwhelmingly the most popular colour, chosen by almost half of both men and women as their favourite colour. It is also commonly associated with the sky, the sea, and sometimes with sadness   more
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Orange

The colour orange takes its name from the orange fruit. On the spectrum of light, and in the traditional colour wheel used by painters, it is located between red and yellow.In Europe and America, orange is commonly associated with amusement, the unc... onventional, extroverts, fire, activity, danger, taste and aroma, the autumn season, and Protestantism. In Asia, it is an important symbolic colour of Buddhism and Hinduism   more
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Red

Red is the color of blood, rubies and strawberries. Next to orange at the end of the visible spectrum of light, red is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, blood, anger, socialism and communism, and in China and many ot... her cultures, with happiness   more
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Black

Black is the color of coal, ebony, and of outer space. It is the darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light. It is the opposite of white and often represents darkness in contrast with light.Black was one of the first...  colors used by artists in neolithic cave paintings. In the Roman Empire, it became the color of mourning, and over the centuries it was frequently associated with death, evil, witches and magic. In the 14th century, it began to be worn by royalty, the clergy, judges and government officials in much of Europe. It became the color worn by English romantic poets, businessmen and statesmen in the 19th century, and a high fashion color in the 20th century.In the Western World today, it is the color most commonly associated with mourning, the end, secrets, magic, power, violence, evil, and elegance   more
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Turquoise

Turquoise or is the name of a bluish green color, based on the gem of the same name. The word turquoise comes from the French for Turkish, as the gem was originally imported from Turkey. The first recorded use of turquoise as a color name in English...  was in 1573.At right is displayed the X11 color named turquoise   more
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White

White is the color of fresh milk and snow. It is the color the human eye sees when it looks at light which contains all the wavelengths of the visible spectrum, at full brightness and without absorption. It does not have any hue.As a symbol, white i... s the opposite of black, and often represents light in contrast with darkness. According to surveys in Europe and the United States, white is the color most often associated with innocence, perfection, the good, honesty, cleanliness, the beginning, the new, neutrality, lightness, and exactitude   more
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Brown

Brown is the composite color produced by a mixture of red, yellow and black. The color is seen widely in nature, in wood, soil, and human hair color, eye color and skin pigmentation . Culturally, it is often associated with autumn, humility, earth a... nd nature, and historically it is sometimes associated with fascism   more
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Pink

Pink is any of the colors between bluish red and red, of medium to high brightness and of low to moderate saturation. Commonly used for Valentine's Day and Easter, pink is sometimes referred to as "the color of love." The use of the word for the col... or "pink" was first recorded in the late 17th century.Although pink is roughly considered just as a tint of red, most variations of pink lie between red, white and magenta colors. This means that the pink's hue is somewhat between red and magenta.Roseus is a Latin word meaning "rosy" or "pink." Lucretius used the word to describe the dawn in his epic poem On the Nature of Things. The word is also used in the binomial names of several species, such as the Rosy Starling and Catharanthus roseus. In most Indo-European languages, the color pink is called rosa   more
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Grey

Grey or gray is an intermediate color between black and white, a neutral or achromatic color, meaning literally a color "without color." It is the color of a cloud-covered sky, of ash and of lead.The first recorded use of grey as a color name in the...  English language was in AD 700. Grey is the British, Canadian, Australian, Irish, New Zealand and South African spelling, although gray remained in common usage in the UK until the second half of the 20th century. Gray has been the preferred American spelling since approximately 1825, although grey is an accepted variant   more
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Yellow

Yellow is the color of gold, butter, or ripe lemons. In the spectrum of visible light, and in the traditional color wheel used by painters, yellow is located between green and orange.Yellow is commonly associated with gold, sunshine, reason, optimis... m and pleasure, but also with envy, jealousy and betrayal. It plays an important part in Asian culture, particularly in China   more
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Green

Green is the color of growing grass and leaves, of emeralds, and of jade. In the continuum of colors of visible light, it is located between yellow and blue. It is also one of three primary additive colors, along with red and blue, which, combined i... n different combinations on a computer or television display, make all the other colors.Green is the color most commonly associated with nature, the environmental movement, Ireland, Islam, spring, hope and envy   more
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Maroon

Maroon is a dark brownish-red color, which takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut. The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as "a brownish crimson or claret color." In the RGB model used to create colors on computer screens and te... levisions, maroon is created by turning down the brightness of red by about half   more
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Silver

Silver is a metallic color tone resembling gray that is a representation of the color of polished silver.The visual sensation usually associated with the metal silver is its metallic shine. This cannot be reproduced by a simple solid color, because ... the shiny effect is due to the material's brightness varying with the surface angle to the light source. In addition, there is no mechanism for showing metallic or fluorescent colors on a computer without resorting to rendering software which simulates the action of light on a shiny surface. Consequently in art one would normally use a metallic paint that glitters like real silver. A matte grey color like the swatch on this page would not be considered silver   more
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Indigo

Indigo is a color that was traditionally regarded as a color on the visible spectrum and as one of the seven colors of the rainbow: the color between blue and violet. Although traditionally considered one of seven major spectral colors, its actual p... osition in the electromagnetic spectrum is controversial. Indigo is a deep and bright color close to the color wheel blue, as well as to some variants of ultramarine.The color indigo was named after the Indigo dye derived from the plant Indigofera tinctoria and related species.The first recorded use of indigo as a color name in English was in 1289   more
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Violet

Violet is a bright bluish purple color that takes its name from the violet flower. On the traditional color wheel used by painters, it is located between blue and purple. Violet is at the higher end of the visible spectrum, with a wavelength between...  approximately 380-450 nanometers. Light with a shorter wavelength than violet but longer than X-rays and gamma rays is called ultraviolet, and is not visible to the human eye.According to surveys in Europe and the United States, violet is the color most commonly associated with the extravagant, the individualist, ambiguity, the unconventional, and the artificial   more
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Purple

Purple is a range of hues of color occurring between red and blue. The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as a deep, rich shade between crimson and violet.In the ancient world, purple was the color worn by Roman Emperors and magistrates, and lat... er by Roman Catholic bishops. Since that time, purple has been commonly associated with royalty and piety   more
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