The colour of something is the appearance that it has as a result of the way in which it reflects light. Red, blue, and green are colours.
an r -like acoustic quality given to a vowel, produced by retroflex articulation
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If you color in a drawing, you give it different colors using crayons or paints .
If a movie or television program is in color, it has been made so that you see the picture in all its colors, and not just in black, white, or gray .
who is nonwhite; now esp., who is black
varying from the usual, standard, or required color
a color or paint made by grinding a pigment in a drying oil, esp. linseed oil
Someone who is color-blind cannot see the difference between colors, especially between red and green.
a chart with samples of paint colours
to use specific colors, according to a code, for wires, switches, cards, files, etc.
Things that are color-coded use colors to represent different features or functions.
designating or of a style of abstract painting in which colors are applied to a canvas, often in large patches, with little variation in tone and little emphasis on form
the persons carrying and escorting the colors ( flag ) in a parade, ceremony, etc.
the barrier of social, political, and economic restrictions imposed on blacks or other nonwhites
a variant, atypical coloration of fur, feathers, skin, etc. occurring in an individual or an animal group
photography using infrared-sensitive film that produces images in which heat-emitting areas or objects appear red
of a color resembling any shade of human skin
designating or of a printing process using separate plates in yellow, red, blue, and black, so as to produce any color or colors
behavior, speech, etc. characteristic of a certain region or time, depicted in a novel, play, etc. to add authenticity
to become pale
the colour of a person's skin, ie Black, White, etc
a pale-yellow color
designating or of a full-color printing process using three separate plates, each reproducing one primary color
a color or paint made by mixing pigments in a solution of acrylic resin
a color fixed to a fabric by an albuminous mordant
to become pale
the person assigned to carry the colors, or flag, as in a parade or ceremony
colored glass, dyed gelatin, etc., used to produce certain color or light effects, as in photography
In a room or house, the color scheme is the way in which colors have been used to decorate it.
any of the synthetic pigments and dyes that are approved by the FDA for use in foods, drugs, and cosmetics
a primary coat of paint ; priming ; base coat
a white ceremonial ensign with a royal cipher, flown on special occasions by the British Royal Navy
an opaque paint with a binder, such as gum or glue, that is water-soluble, used as for posters
Primary colors are basic colors that can be mixed together to produce other colors. They are usually considered to be red, yellow, blue, and sometimes green .
any of the colors appearing on the surface of clean, unoxidized steel heated in air, from pale yellow at the coolest to dark blue at the hottest : used as an approximate indication of temperature
red, green, or blue-violet, as used in the additive process of color photography
of or relating to any defect in the normal ability to distinguish certain colours
a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors
a photograph that is developed and printed in colour
television that broadcasts in real-life colours, as opposed to black and white
under color of:
under the pretext or guise of
one of a pair of primary or secondary colors opposed to the other member of the pair on a schematic chart or scale ( color wheel ), as green opposed to red, orange opposed to blue, or violet opposed to yellow
the problem, solved in 1976, of proving the theorem that any geographic map can be colored using only four colors so that no connected countries with a common boundary are colored the same color
a process for reproducing colored illustrations in a close approximation to their original hues by photographing the artwork successively through magenta, cyan, and yellow color-absorbing filters to produce four plates that are printed successively with yellow, red, blue, and black inks
pale gray resembling the color of ashes
discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by White people against Black people
a system of easily distinguishable colours, as for the identification of electrical wires or resistors