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    colour - Dictionary definition and meaning for word colour

    Definition
    (noun) any material used for its color
    Example Sentence
    • she used a different color for the trim
    Definition
    (noun) a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks) Definition
    (noun) (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
    Synonyms : color
    Example Sentence
    • each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
    Definition
    (noun) interest and variety and intensity
    Synonyms : color , vividness
    Example Sentence
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
    Definition
    (noun) the timbre of a musical sound
    Synonyms : color , coloration , colouration
    Example Sentence
    • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
    Definition
    (noun) a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    Synonyms : color , coloring , colouring
    Example Sentence
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
    Definition
    (noun) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
    Synonyms : color , gloss , semblance
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (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
    Synonyms : color
    Definition
    (verb) modify or bias
    Synonyms : color
    Example Sentence
    • His political ideas color his lectures
    Definition
    (verb) decorate with colors
    Synonyms : color , emblazon
    Example Sentence
    • color the walls with paint in warm tones
    Definition
    (verb) give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
    Synonyms : color , gloss
    Example Sentence
    • color a lie
    Definition
    (verb) affect as in thought or feeling
    Synonyms : color , distort , tinge
    Example Sentence
    • My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
    • The sadness tinged his life
    Definition
    (verb) add color to
    Example Sentence
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film
    Definition
    (verb) change color, often in an undesired manner
    Synonyms : color , discolor , discolour
    Example Sentence
    • The shirts discolored
    Definition
    (adj) having or capable of producing colors
    Synonyms : color
    Example Sentence
    • color film
    • he rented a color television
    • marvelous color illustrations
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