Associations to the word «Coloring»


COLOR, noun. (uncountable) The spectral composition of visible light
COLOR, noun. (countable) A particular set of visible spectral compositions, perceived or named as a class.
COLOR, noun. (uncountable) Hue as opposed to achromatic colors (black, white and grays).
COLOR, noun. (uncountable) Human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity.
COLOR, noun. (figuratively) Interest, especially in a selective area.
COLOR, noun. (heraldry) Any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms, including azure, gules, sable, and vert. Contrast with metal.
COLOR, noun. (in the plural) A standard or banner.
COLOR, noun. (in the plural) The flag of a nation or team.
COLOR, noun. (in the plural) Gang insignia.
COLOR, noun. The system of color television.
COLOR, noun. (in the plural) An award for sporting achievement, particularly within a school or university.
COLOR, noun. (military) (in the plural) The morning ceremony of raising the flag.
COLOR, noun. In corporate finance, details on sales, profit margins, or other financial figures, especially while reviewing quarterly results when an officer of a company is speaking to investment analysts.
COLOR, noun. (physics) A property of quarks, with three values called red, green, and blue, which they can exchange by passing gluons.
COLOR, noun. (typography) The relative lightness or darkness of a mass of written or printed text on a page.
COLOR, noun. (snooker) Any of the colored balls excluding the reds.
COLOR, noun. A front or facade: an ostensible truth actually false.
COLOR, noun. An appearance of right or authority.
COLOR, noun. (medicine) Skin color noted as: normal, jaundice, cyanotic, flush, mottled, pale, or ashen as part of the skin signs assessment.
COLOR, adjective. Conveying color, as opposed to shades of gray.
COLOR, verb. To give something color.
COLOR, verb. (intransitive) To apply colors to the areas within the boundaries of a line drawing using colored markers or crayons.
COLOR, verb. (of a face) To become red through increased blood flow.
COLOR, verb. To affect without completely changing.
COLOR, verb. (informal) To attribute a quality to.
COLOR, verb. (mathematics) To assign colors to the vertices of (a graph) or the regions of (a map) so that no two adjacent ones have the same color.
COLOR BAR, noun. Alternative spelling of colour bar
COLOR BARS, noun. Plural of color bar
COLOR BLIND, adjective. (of a person or animal) Unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors (usually red and green).
COLOR BLIND, adjective. (of a person or process) Holding no prejudice based on skin color or race; not paying attention to skin color.
COLOR BLINDNESS, noun. (pathology) Any of several medical conditions in which the physical ability to see colors is impaired, especially Achromatopsia, Daltonism.
COLOR BLINDNESS, noun. (figuratively) Indifference to a person's skin color or race.
COLOR BLINDNESSES, noun. Plural of color blindness
COLOR BY NUMBER, noun. (usually used attributively) A simple drawing exercise, intended especially for children, consisting of a line drawing that divides the artwork into distinct spaces, the intended color of each indicated by a number and referenced from a key.
COLOR BY NUMBER, noun. (uncountable) A technique that applies such exercises, as used until recently in the production of large-scale animations for instance.
COLOR BY NUMBER, verb. To complete such an exercise; to carry out such a technique by filling in each space with the appropriate color.
COLOR BY NUMBERS, noun. Alternative form of color by number
COLOR BY NUMBERS, noun. (rare) plural of color by number
COLOR BY NUMBERS, verb. Alternative form of color by number
COLOR CHARGE, noun. (physics) In the Standard Model of particle physics, a property possessed by quarks, anti-quarks, and gluons that determine rules for how these particles may interact. There are three pairs of colors and anti-colors -- named red, green, and blue, and their corresponding anti-colors (e.g., anti-red). The terminology has nothing to do with visible color.
COLOR CHARGES, noun. Plural of color charge
COLOR COMMENTATOR, noun. (sports) At a sporting event, a member of the radio or television announcing team who assists a play-by-play announcer. Provides insight into strategy, player performance, background information, etc., and often light humor.
COLOR COMMENTATORS, noun. Plural of color commentator
COLOR COORDINATE, noun. (colorimetry) Each value in a set of coordinates representing the position of a color in a color space.
COLOR COORDINATE, verb. (transitive) (fashion) To coordinate the colors of.
COLOR COORDINATED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of color coordinate
COLOR COORDINATED, adjective. American spelling standard spelling of colour coordinated.
COLOR COORDINATES, noun. Plural of color coordinate
COLOR COORDINATES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of color coordinate
COLOR COORDINATING, verb. Present participle of color coordinate
COLOR COORDINATION, noun. The act or process of color coordinating.
COLOR COORDINATION, noun. The state of being color coordinated.
COLOR FADE, noun. A film punctuation in which the picture brightens until it is completely a single color
COLOR FORCE, noun. (physics) Alternative spelling of colour force
COLOR FORCES, noun. Plural of color force
COLOR IN, verb. To add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment.
COLOR INSIDE THE LINES, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see color,‎ inside,‎ lines.
COLOR INSIDE THE LINES, verb. (intransitive) To behave conventionally, to follow the rules.
COLOR KILLER, noun. An electronic stage in a television set that cuts off the color amplifiers when a monochrome signal is received.
COLOR KILLERS, noun. Plural of color killer
COLOR MAN, noun. A male color commentator (a radio or television announcer who provides analysis, background information, and light humor).
COLOR OF LAW, noun. (legal) A mere semblance of legal right; something done with the apparent authority of law but actually in contravention of law; i.e. "the plaintiff claimed that under color of law the officer had deprived him of his civil rights."
COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see color,‎ outside,‎ lines.
COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES, verb. (intransitive) To behave in creative or unconventional ways, to break the rules.
COLOR PENCIL, noun. (US) Alternative form of colored pencil
COLOR PENCILS, noun. Plural of color pencil
COLOR POP, noun. A digital effect in which part of an image is shown in color, the rest of the image being in grey or a dull monochrome
COLOR SCREW, noun. (Magic: The Gathering) The condition of having an insufficient supply of the correct color of mana.
COLOR SPACE, noun. A numerical representation of all the possible colors / colours in a particular display or printing system
COLOR TELEVISION, noun. US spelling of colour television
COLOR TRIANGLE, noun. Alternative spelling of colour triangle
COLOR TV, noun. Color television.
COLOR UP, verb. To blush (to go red).
COLOR UP, verb. (poker) To exchange a high number of low-value chips (of one color) for a lower number of higher value (of a different color), but keeping the same overall value.
COLOR WHEEL, noun. Alternative spelling of colour wheel

Dictionary definition

COLOR, noun. A visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light".
COLOR, noun. Interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness".
COLOR, noun. The timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music".
COLOR, noun. A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks).
COLOR, noun. An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color".
COLOR, noun. Any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim".
COLOR, noun. (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors".
COLOR, noun. The appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation.
COLOR, verb. Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film".
COLOR, verb. Affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life".
COLOR, verb. Modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures".
COLOR, verb. Decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones".
COLOR, verb. Give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie".
COLOR, verb. Change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored".
COLOR, adjective. Having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations".

Wise words

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