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color



I - noun
1. a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect (Freq. 48)
- a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
Syn:
colour, coloring, colouring
Ant:
colorlessness
Derivationally related forms:
colour (for: colouring), color (for: coloring), colorist, colorize
Hypernyms:
visual property
Hyponyms:
primary color, primary colour, heather mixture, heather, mottle,
shade, tint, tincture, tone, chromatic color, chromatic colour,
spectral color, spectral colour, achromatic color, achromatic colour, coloration, colouration,
colouration, skin color, skin colour, nonsolid color, nonsolid colour,
dithered color, dithered colour
Attrubites:
colored, coloured, colorful, uncolored, uncoloured
2. interest and variety and intensity (Freq. 4)
- the Puritan Period was lacking in color
- the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
Syn:
colour, vividness
Derivationally related forms:
vivid (for: vividness)
Hypernyms:
interest, interestingness
Attrubites:
colorful, colourful, colorless, colourless
3. the timbre of a musical sound (Freq. 3)
- the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
Syn:
colour, coloration, colouration
Hypernyms:
timbre, timber, quality, tone
4. a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks) (Freq. 2)
Syn:
colour, people of color, people of colour
Hypernyms:
race
Member Meronyms:
person of color, person of colour
5. an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading (Freq. 1)
- he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity
- he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction
- the situation soon took on a different color
Syn:
semblance, gloss, colour
Derivationally related forms:
gloss (for: gloss)
Hypernyms:
appearance, visual aspect
Hyponyms:
color of law, colour of law, simulacrum, face value, guise,
pretense, pretence, pretext, disguise, camouflage, verisimilitude
6. any material used for its color
- she used a different color for the trim
Syn:
coloring material, colouring material, colour
Derivationally related forms:
colour (for: colour), colorist
Hypernyms:
material, stuff
Hyponyms:
paint, pigment, indicator, mordant, dye,
dyestuff, tincture, hematochrome, stain
7. (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
- each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
Syn:
colour
Topics:
particle physics, high-energy physics, high energy physics
Hypernyms:
kind, sort, form, variety
8. the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
Syn:
colour
Derivationally related forms:
colorist
Hypernyms:
appearance, visual aspect

II - verb
1. add color to (Freq. 7)
- The child colored the drawings
- Fall colored the trees
- colorize black and white film
Syn:
colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour,
color in, colour in
Ant:
discolor
Derivationally related forms:
colouring (for: colour), color (for: colorize), coloration, coloring
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
blackwash, motley, parti-color, polychrome, polychromize,
polychromise, azure, purple, empurple, purpurate, aurify,
verdigris, pinkify, incarnadine, embrown, brown, handcolor,
handcolour, tint, tinct, tinge, touch, pigment,
imbue, hue, retouch, silver, grey, gray,
tone, redden, mottle, streak, blotch
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- They color their hair
2. affect as in thought or feeling (Freq. 2)
- My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
- The sadness tinged his life
Syn:
tinge, colour, distort
Hypernyms:
affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
3. modify or bias (Freq. 1)
- His political ideas color his lectures
Syn:
colour
Derivationally related forms:
colour (for: colour)
Hypernyms:
influence, act upon, work
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
4. decorate with colors
- color the walls with paint in warm tones
Syn:
colour, emblazon
Derivationally related forms:
colour (for: colour), colorist, coloration
Hypernyms:
decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
Hyponyms:
miniate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
5. give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
- color a lie
Syn:
colour, gloss
Derivationally related forms:
gloss (for: gloss)
Hypernyms:
apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
6. change color, often in an undesired manner
- The shirts discolored
Syn:
discolor, discolour, colour
Derivationally related forms:
coloring, colour (for: colour), colouring (for: colour), discolouration (for: discolour), discoloration (for: discolor)
Hypernyms:
change
Hyponyms:
blush, crimson, flush, redden, pale,
blanch, blench, tan, bronze, sunburn, burn,
whiten, white, blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify,
black, turn, silver, dye, purple, grey,
gray, yellow, tone, green, blue
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s

III - adjective
having or capable of producing colors (Freq. 4)
- color film
- he rented a color television
- marvelous color illustrations
Syn:
colour
Ant:
black-and-white
Topics:
photography, picture taking

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