color : Definition, Usages, News and More

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color

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  • n  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
  • n  interest and variety and intensity
    the Puritan Period was lacking in color
  • n  the timbre of a musical sound
    the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
  • n  a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  • n  an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
    the situation soon took on a different color
  • n  any material used for its color
    she used a different color for the trim
  • n  (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
    each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
  • 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
  • v  add color to
    The child colored the drawings
    Fall colored the trees
    colorize black and white film
  • v  affect as in thought or feeling
    My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
  • v  modify or bias
    His political ideas color his lectures
  • v  decorate with colors
    color the walls with paint in warm tones
  • v  give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
    color a lie
  • v  change color, often in an undesired manner
    The shirts discolored
  • a  having or capable of producing colors
    color film
    he rented a color television
    marvelous color illustrations
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 22, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • 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 http://www.prweb.com/releases/hair-coloring/hair-salon/prweb10855438.htm
    June 21, 2013 - PRWeb
  • 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 › ]
    June 20, 2013 - Chicagoist
Quotes

  • Sonia Sotomayor in CQPolitics.com
    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...
  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    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....
  • Emmanuel III Delly in Forbes
    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.

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