color

Definition (noun): a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

Example: a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

Definition (noun): interest and variety and intensity

Example: the Puritan Period was lacking in color

Definition (noun): interest and variety and intensity

Example: the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

Definition (noun): the timbre of a musical sound

Example: the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music

Definition (noun): an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

Example: he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity

Definition (noun): an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

Example: he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction

Definition (noun): an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

Example: the situation soon took on a different color

Definition (noun): any material used for its color

Example: she used a different color for the trim

Definition (noun): (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

Example: each flavor of quarks comes in three colors

Definition (noun): the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person’s perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

Definition (verb): add color to

Example: The child colored the drawings

Definition (verb): add color to

Example: Fall colored the trees

Definition (verb): add color to

Example: colorize black and white film

Definition (verb): affect as in thought or feeling

Example: My personal feelings color my judgment in this case

Definition (verb): affect as in thought or feeling

Example: The sadness tinged his life

Definition (verb): modify or bias

Example: His political ideas color his lectures

Definition (verb): decorate with colors

Example: color the walls with paint in warm tones

Definition (verb): give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

Example: color a lie

Definition (verb): change color, often in an undesired manner

Example: The shirts discolored

Definition (adjective): having or capable of producing colors

Example: color film

Definition (adjective): having or capable of producing colors

Example: he rented a color television

Definition (adjective): having or capable of producing colors

Example: marvelous color illustrations