If you colour in a drawing, you give it different colours using crayons or paints .
If a film or television programme is in colour, it has been made so that you see the picture in all its colours, and not just in black, white, or grey .
People of colour are people who belong to a race with dark skins.
an ( r ) quality imparted to certain vowels, usually by retroflexion
a painting technique using opaque watercolour paint in which the pigments are bound with glue and the lighter tones contain white
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
a film for use in cameras that produces coloured pictures
the social separation of racial groups within a community (esp in the phrase to cross the colour line )
the colour of a person's eyes
a misty appearance produced when no lines or edges are present in the visual field
(of a print or photographic process) using the principle in which four colours ( magenta, cyan, yellow, and black) are used in combination to produce almost any other colour
the colour or shade of someone's hair
If you say that you are feeling off-colour, you mean that you are slightly ill.
the colour of a person's skin, ie Black, White, etc
the quality of a musical sound that is conditioned or distinguished by the upper partials or overtones present in it
Someone who is colour-blind cannot see the difference between colours, especially between red and green .
a camera that takes colour photographs
a chart with samples of paint colours
Things that are colour-coded use colours to represent different features or functions.
a thin layer of coloured gelatine, glass, etc, that transmits light of certain colours or wavelengths but considerably reduces the transmission of others
a military guard in a parade, ceremony, etc, that carries and escorts the flag or regimental colours
the difference between the apparent magnitude of a star measured in one standard waveband and in a longer standard waveband, indicating its colour and temperature
a seasonal change in the coloration of some animals
In a room or house, the colour scheme is the way in which colours have been used to decorate it.
a colour transparency
distortion in a colour television receiver in which high-frequency luminance detail is interpreted as colour information and reproduced as flashes of spurious colour
any of various brown pigments composed chiefly of iron oxides
colour used in a computer or photographic display to help in interpreting the image, as in the use of red to show high temperatures and blue to show low temperatures in an infrared image converter
of a yellowish-pink to yellowish-grey colour roughly that of the skin of a white person
a colour on which other colours are superimposed to create a pattern
Local colour is used to refer to customs, traditions, dress, and other things which give a place or period of history its own particular character .
an artificial colour
of, relating to, or comprising a colour print or a photomechanical process in which a picture is reproduced by superimposing three prints from half-tone plates in inks corresponding to the three primary colours
the change in the appearance of a colour surrounded by another colour; for example, grey looks bluish if surrounded by yellow
a printer that prints in colour on paper
(of film or photographic paper ) designed to produce a positive image directly from a positive subject
a sergeant who carries the regimental, battalion, or national colours, as in a colour guard
Primary colours are basic colours that can be mixed together to produce other colours. They are usually considered to be red, yellow, blue, and sometimes green.
any of the four colours ( cyan, magenta, yellow, and black) used in process printing
a bright region of an animal's coloration, normally hidden from view and often part of a design resembling birds' eyes, etc, exposed when the animal is disturbed by a predator
a colour formed by mixing a primary and a secondary colour or two secondary colours
colour, such as white, black, and grey, that is devoid of hue
an attribute of things that results from the light they reflect, transmit, or emit in so far as this light causes a visual sensation that depends on its wavelengths
A combination of things is a mixture of them.
a sports celebrity who works as part of a commentary team
a photograph that is developed and printed in colour
the art or process of taking and developing photographs in colour
the division of a coloured original into cyan, magenta, yellow, and black so that plates may be made for print reproduction . Separation may be achieved by electronic scanning or by photographic techniques using filters to isolate each colour
a component of a colour television signal on which is modulated the colour or chrominance information