light-colored light-colored

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

Usage(s):

  1. A mutant form of the moth, with black wings, was easily spotted against the light-colored tree bark, picked off and eaten.
  2. Simultaneously, it turns light-colored and takes evasive action, pretending to be something else.
  3. At 9:30 in the morning, a light-colored Opel Saloon drove to within 100 yards of the checkpoint, dropped off a female passenger and turned back toward Ramadi.

News

Quotes

  1. "It's such a simple concept-anyone who has ever gotten dressed in the summer knows it-light-colored surfaces absorb less heat than darker surfaces do," said Mayor Bloomberg.
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: The Epoch Times

  2. "I was coming hard off Turn 2 on the first lap of practice this morning, and it just stopped," Riggs said. "It didn't smell like oil. It actually smelled like power steering fluid. It was light-colored white smoke that came out of it real...
    on Oct 21, 2006 By: Scott Riggs Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "Here, you can't take your eyes off the ball. It's pretty simple," manager Cecil Cooper said. "That light-colored roof, it's hard to follow the ball. When the ball comes off the bat you have to be on top of it. We took early practice today...
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Cecil Cooper Source: Houston Chronicle

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