The property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light
the lights flickered and changed colour
An acid dye.
A book with illustrations in colour.
A box containing a colour or colours; specifically a portable box for holding an artist's paints, brushes, etc., a paint box.
A cake of coloured paint.
A card bearing samples of paint colours.
A tint or coloration affecting the appearance or look of something; (Photography and Film) an unwanted colour affecting the whole of an image evenly, typically resulting from the nature of the ambient light, or from incorrect development or processing.
A cell in animal tissue containing colouring matter, a pigment cell.
A container or receptacle holding paint, ink, etc., for use in painting or photography, specifically one attached to a spray gun.
A disc with a number of different colours arranged in sectors.
A coloured coating or pellicle.
Originally and chiefly US. An enforced separation between white people and black people (or occasionally those of other racial groups) in a country, community, or establishment.
A word denoting a colour, or a phrase denoting a particular shade of colour.
(In textile printing) a pan in which colours and thickeners are mixed together.
To mark (birds) by colour ringing.
An establishment or workshop where pigments, dyes, paints, etc., are prepared or sold.
In form Coloursnap. attributive Designating a process for producing colour photographs. Now historical and rare.
A shade of a colour, especially one having a particular quality of brightness, deepness, or hue, or producing a particular effect within a picture or other image; (as a mass noun) the distinctive qualities or visual effect of a shade of colour.
A top with the upper surface painted in coloured sections, especially with the colours of the spectrum, so that the effects of the combination of these colours can be seen when the top is spun.
A type or category in respect of colour.
(Of a person) that has difficulty in distinguishing some colours.
A word denoting a colour.
A shade of green resembling that of a frog; a dullish green.
Any of a class of insoluble azo dyes which are formed directly on fibre by impregnating it with one component of the dye (naphthol or a naphthol derivative) and then immersing it in a solution of the other (a diazo compound).
The dominant or base colour in a picture or colour scheme.
Any pigment prepared in this way.
The colour of a rose, especially a pink or light crimson tint or hue.
To make rose-coloured; (figurative) to cause to appear pleasant or attractive.
Opaque pigment used in painting, especially gouache
A social system in which black people are denied access to the same rights, opportunities, and facilities as white people
A system of marking things with different colours as a means of identification
Dyed in colours that will not fade or be washed out
The full range of colours
A flushed complexion
Another term for oil paint.
Another term for timbre.
I'm feeling a bit off colour
A brown colour similar to that of cocoa.
A publication giving examples of a series of shades of a number of colours, to aid identification, selection of matching shades, etc.; compare colour chart.
A burst of colour; (Television) a signal of short duration transmitted periodically at a precisely defined frequency in order to keep the chrominance signal synchronized.
A change in colour; (Zoology) the alteration in the colour of an animal's coat, skin, plumage, etc., either for camouflage (especially in response to change in the surroundings) or as a signal to others (e.g. as a warning, a cue for mating, etc.).
A charge associated with colour or the production of colour.
A chart giving examples of a series of shades of a number of colours, to aid identification, selection of matching shades, etc.
A locker in which a ship's colours are stored when not in use.
A harmonious combination of colours, creating a visual effect reminiscent of that created in sound by a musical chord.
A disc that has segments of different colours arranged around the circumference, used in art, interior design, etc.