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English to English translations [PRO] Other / optics - color coding - color naming
English term or phrase:color of tomato soup
This question is best answered by those familiar with Campbell's tomato soup -- the kind sold in a can and often served on college and university campuses in the United States. It is this color for which I am seeking a more formal name.
The best I could come up with on my own is creamy orange, but I find this little better than the color of tomato soup that in the end is a far more precise description, if you are familiar with Campbell soups.
Any suggestions for those unfamiliar with Campbell soup?
Before answering please take into consideration that the word I am looking for will be applied in an East Asian context where about 98% of everyone who might have occasion to read it is a non-native speakers. Although I have purchased Campbell soup in Tokyo and Hong Kong, I know neither how widespread it is in East Asia, nor its relative degree of popularity. For example, I have never seen tomato soup advertised on a Japanese or Hong Kong restaurant menu, nor have I eaten it in a Tokyo, Yokohama, or Hong Kong student or public cafeteria.
So far, I have enjoyed the allusion to Andy Warhol and found the Pantone 021 Orange entry to be most precise. Unfortunately, there are like few readers who have learned to master Adobe Photoshop. So, please everyone, keep trying!
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Campbell tomato soup colour
Explanation: This is known by many people ... don't forget Andy Warhol's famous watch. Hearing Campbell tomato soup, I exactly know the colour (and also that of most other tomato soups).
Artist: Andy Warhol
Size: 46" (117cm)
Item #: 7222
Name: Tomato Soup
About this item...
Every cloud has a silver lining when you carry this giant cane umbrella. Click the switch to open and the umbrella automatically expands to a diameter of 42 inches. On the outside of one panel is Warhol's Campbell's Tomato Soup Can design. On each panel of the silver colored inside are quotes by Andy Warhol. Comes with a protective case emblazoned with Andy Warhol's signature in silver.
EdithK Switzerland Local time: 02:03 Native speaker of: German, English PRO pts in category: 24