Electric blue (color)

color whose definition varies but is often considered close to cyan; color of lightning
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Electric blue is a color that is a bright tone of cyan.

An argon sign has an electric blue glow.

The first recorded use of electric blue as a color name in English was in 1884.[1]

Meaning of electric blueEdit

  • The tones of electric blue represent something or someone that is energetic like lightning.

Tones of electric blue color comparison chartEdit

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Electra #96DED1 150 222 209 169° 52% 73% ISCC-NBS
Electric blue #7DF9FF 125 249 255 183° 100% 75% www.99colors.net
Vivid Electric Blue #3ECAE8 62 202 232 191° 79% 58% Prismacolor PC1040 Electric Blue
Rich Electric Blue #0892D0 8 146 208 199° 93% 42% www.99colors.net
Deep Electric Blue #2C75FF 44 117 255 219° 100% 59% French Electric Blue Electric Blue (Pourpre.com)
Blue #035096 0 0 255 240° 100% 50% color wheel Blue (web color)
Medium Electric Blue #035096 3 80 150 209° 96% 30% www.99colors.net Electric Blue Maerz & Paul
Italian Electric Blue #003399 0 51 153 220° 100% 30%
Medium Electra #367588 54 117 136 194° 43% 37% Electric (ISCC-NBS)
Dark Electric Blue #536878 83 104 120 206° 18% 40% Electric Blue (ISCC-NBS)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill, p.194; Color Sample of Electric Blue [fabric 1890s]: Page 97 Plate 37 Color Sample I7