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Color

Definition

[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
[n] outward or token appearance or form; "he tried to give his actions a semblance of authenticity"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
[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] the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
[n] interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
[n] (high energy physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
[n] a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
[n] any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
[adj] (photography) "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "in glorious color"; "marvelous color illustrations"
[v] change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
[v] add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
[v] distort; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"
[v] gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
[v] decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
[v] modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"

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