Amber is a spectral color that corresponds to a wavelength of light between yellow and orange. The color is named for amber, a type of fossilized tree resin that is valued as an organic gemstone. The color of amber gemstones vary considerable and often include imperfections including trapped insects. As such, amber can be considered a category of colors that include yellows, oranges, reds and browns. The following are common amber colors.
A spectral color between yellow and orange.
A family of colors inspired by the organic gemstone amber that include yellows, oranges, reds and browns.
A traditional safety color that has long been used for traffic lights and automotive turn signals.Amber gemstones that are appreciated for their brilliant glow and natural beauty.Amber is commonly used in a type of business report known as a RAG status. This classifies measurements with the colors red, amber and green where red indicates an issue, amber indicates a risk and green indicates things are going well.Amber is often used as a visual cue to indicate risk due to its widespread use in traffic lights such that people intuitively interpret amber as the color that is about to turn red.
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