Color 1Definition: A property depending on the
relations of light to the eye, by which individual and specific
differences in the
objects are apprehended in vision; as, gay
Color 2Definition: Any hue distinguished from white or black.
Color 3Definition: The hue or color characteristic of good health and
spirits; ruddy complexion.
Color 4Definition: That which is used to give color; a paint; a pigment; as, oil
colors or water
Color 5Definition: That which
hides the real character of anything; semblance; excuse; disguise; appearance.
Color 6Definition: Shade or variety of character; kind; species.
Color 7Definition: A distinguishing badge, as a flag or similar symbol
(usually in the plural); as, the
colors or color of a ship or regiment; the
colors of a race horse (that is, of the cap and jacket worn by the jockey).
Color 8Definition: An apparent right; as where the defendant in trespass gave to the plaintiff an appearance of title, by stating his title specially, thus removing the cause from the jury to the court.
Color 9Definition: To change or alter the hue or tint of, by dyeing, staining, painting,
etc.; to dye; to tinge; to paint; to stain.
Color 10Definition: To change or alter, as if by dyeing or painting; to give a false appearance to;
usually, to give a specious appearance to; to cause to appear attractive; to make plausible; to palliate or excuse; as, the
facts were colored by his
Color 11Definition: To hide.
Color 12Definition: To
acquire color; to turn red, especially in the face; to blush.
color 13Definition: the appearance of
objects (or light
sources) described in terms of a
person''s perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
color 14Definition: an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "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"
color 15Definition: 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"
color 16Definition: the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording
fails to capture the true color of the original music"
color 17Definition: interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
color 18Definition: (physics) the characteristic of
determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of
quarks comes in three colors
a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"