Associations to the word «Coloration»

Pictures for the word «Coloration»

Wiktionary

COLORATION, noun. The act or art of coloring.
COLORATION, noun. The quality of being colored.
COLORATION, noun. (music) A notational devise for indicating hemiola through either use of red ink (in mensural black notation) or black noteheads (in mensural white notation); or
COLORATION, noun. (music) Ornamental division (also called passaggi, glosas, diminutions. etc.) employing rapid "black notes".

Dictionary definition

COLORATION, noun. The timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music".
COLORATION, noun. Appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration".
COLORATION, noun. Choice and use of colors (as by an artist).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats