color color  /ˈkə lər/


  1. (n) a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
  2. (n) interest and variety and intensity
  3. (n) the timbre of a musical sound
  4. (n) a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  5. (n) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
  6. (n) any material used for its color
  7. (n) (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
  8. (n) the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
  9. (v) add color to
  10. (v) affect as in thought or feeling
  11. (v) modify or bias
  12. (v) decorate with colors
  13. (v) give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
  14. (v) change color, often in an undesired manner
  15. (adj) having or capable of producing colors


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  1. Russia in color, a century ago

    With images from southern and central Russia in the news lately due to extensive wildfires, I thought it would be interesting to look back in time with this extraordinary collection of color photographs taken between 1909 and 1912. In those years, photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) undertook a photographic survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Ambience Hair Color Studio Offers Ombre Hairstyle

    Ambience Hair Color Studio specializes in dimensional Ombre and Brazilian Blowouts for that summer look everyone is craving. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Off Color Brewing Now Open For Business

      Off Color Brewing celebrated the release of their two year-round beers Monday with a good old-fashioned kegger. [ more › ]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Chicagoist

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  1. "Our experiences as women and people of color affect our decisions," said Sotomayor as she argued on behalf of more women and minority judges. "The aspiration to impartiality is just that - it's an aspiration because it denies the fact that...
    on May 26, 2009 By: Sonia Sotomayor Source:

  2. "Make no mistake: The pain of discrimination is still felt in America," said Obama, who was greeted with cheers and extended applause. "By African American women paid less for doing the same work as colleagues of a different color and gender....
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "Iraq is a bouquet of flowers of different colors, each color represents a religion or ethnicity but all of them have the same scent," the 80-year-old Delly told the congregation.
    on Dec 25, 2007 By: Emmanuel III Delly Source: Forbes

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