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  • n  any material used for its color
  • n  a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  • n  (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
  • n  interest and variety and intensity
  • n  the timbre of a musical sound
  • n  a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
  • n  an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
  • 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  modify or bias
  • v  decorate with colors
  • v  give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
  • v  affect as in thought or feeling
  • v  add color to
  • v  change color, often in an undesired manner
  • a  having or capable of producing colors
News & Articles


  • Martin Luther King in Daily Telegraph
    Martin Luther King said in 1963: "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character."
  • Serena Williams in SLAM! Sports
    It's obviously a lot different - I'm not No. 81 any more. And the court's different - it's a different colour,Williams told the crowd after her 62-minute match at Rod Laver Arena against Australian resident Gajdosova.
  • Rowan Williams in The Press in York
    Dr Sentamu said: "This is not a moment for voting in favour of any political party whose core ideology is about sowing division in our communities and hostility on grounds of race, creed or colour; it is an opportunity for renewing the vision of a...

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