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colours, 3rd person singular present; colors, 3rd person singular present; coloring, present participle; colored, past tense; coloured, past tense; colouring, present participle; coloured, past participle; colored, past participle;
  1. Change the color of (something) by painting or dyeing it with crayons, paints, or dyes

  2. Take on a different color
    • - the foliage will not color well if the soil is too rich
  3. Use crayons to fill (a particular shape or outline) with color
    • - color the head, eyes, and bill with crayons
  4. Make vivid or picturesque
    • - he has colored the dance with gestures from cabaret and vaudeville
  5. (of a person or their skin) Show embarrassment or shame by becoming red; blush
    • - everyone stared at him, and he colored slightly
  6. Cause (a person or their skin) to change in color
    • - rage colored his pale complexion
  7. (of a particular color) Imbue (a person's skin)
    • - a faint pink flush colored her cheeks
  8. (of an emotion) Imbue (a person's voice) with a particular tone
    • - surprise colored her voice
  9. Influence, esp. in a negative way; distort
    • - the experiences had colored her whole existence
  10. Misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
    • - witnesses might color evidence to make a story saleable

  1. colored: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
  2. biased: favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
  3. bleached: (used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde"
  4. colored: having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples"
  5. (colour) color: modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
  6. (colour) coloring material: any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
  7. In the South African, Namibian, Zambian, Botswana and Zimbabwean context, the term Coloured (also known as Bruinmense, Kleurlinge or Bruin Afrikaners in Afrikaans) refers or referred to an ethnic group of mixed-race people who possess some sub-Saharan African ancestry, but not enough to be ...
  8. Color or colour (see spelling differences) is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, green, blue and others. ...
  9. (Colour (flag)) A colour is a name for certain kinds of flags.
  10. (Colour (heraldry)) In heraldry, tinctures are the colours used to emblazon a coat of arms. These can be divided into several categories including light tinctures called metals, dark tinctures called colours, nonstandard colours called stains, furs, and "proper". ...
  11. (Colour (software)) Color is a professional color grading software application produced by Apple Inc. for their Mac OS X operating system. It is one of the major applications included as part of Apple's Final Cut Studio 3 video production suite.
  12. (Colour (wine)) The color of wine is one of the most easily recognizable characteristics of wines. Color is also an element in wine tasting since heavy wines generally have a deeper color. ...
  13. (sometimes derogatory) A person who is not white; Having a particular colour or kind of colour; Having prominent colours; colourful; Influenced pervasively but subtly; Of skin colour other than the white, particularly black; Of neither black nor white skin colour
  14. (colour) The spectral composition of visible light; A particular set of visible spectral compositions, perceived or named as a class; Hue as opposed to achromatic colours (black, white and greys); Human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity; Interest, especially in a ...
  15. (colourful) Possessing prominent and varied colours; Interesting, multifaceted, energetic, distinctive; Profane, obscene, offensive (usually in the phrase colourful language)
  16. (colouring) Alternative spelling of coloring; Alternative spelling of coloring
  17. (coloureds) Those "of mixed race," in apartheid terminology; usually referred to people with African and Dutch ancestry.
  18. (coloureds) npl (laundry) couleurs fpl.
  19. (colour) the degree of whiteness of the cotton fibre.
  20. (Colour) Customers please be aware that our printing runs are bulked up with multiple orders on every full colour run. Because of this there may be colour variations from run to run. Colours will always appear different when comparing print to screen. No reprints at our cost will be printed.
  21. The colour of a gemstone when exposed to light. Diamonds are usually colourless, reflecting most of the light that enters them as pure white light. Color
  22. (Colour) refers to the amount of colour contained in the diamond.  Ideally a diamond should be colourless, as this allows the diamond to refract light into all the colours of the spectrum.  This is what we call ‘fire’.  Colour is graded from D - Z, with D being colourless and ideal. ...
  23. (2-colour) 1) Printing in black plus a spot colour; 2) In graphics, see duotone.
  24. (COLOUR) Color is one of the most powerful of elements. It has tremendous expressive qualities. Understanding the uses of colour is crucial to effective composition in design. ...
  25. (COLOUR) One of the most important factors in classifying pearls. While pearls traditionally were thought mainly to be white (with some exquisite pinks and blacks also well-known), nowadays pearls come in all colours. ...