Some articles on colour, colours:
... Contrary to the yellow colour of Juiced Tropical, Juiced Berry has a dark red/purple colour, and its can is the same colour ...
... first responds the most to light of long wavelengths, peaking at a reddish colour this type is sometimes designated L for long ... The second type responds the most to light of medium-wavelength, peaking at a green colour, and is abbreviated M for medium ... the most to short-wavelength light, of a bluish colour, and is designated S for short ...
... There are many named cultivars, selected for variation in flower colour and for different foliage colour and growing habits ... Different cultivars have flower colours ranging from white, through pink and a wide range of purples, and including reds ... Cultivars with ornamental foliage are usually selected for reddish and golden leaf colour ...
1 July – The first scheduled colour television broadcasts from six transmitters covering the main population centres in England began on BBC2 for ... A full colour service (other than news programmes) began on BBC2 on 2 December ... The matches are also the first to be broadcast in colour ...
... Smooth Collies come in four colours sable (Lassie's colour can be light gold to deep mahogany) tricolour (black, with tan and white markings) and blue merle (silvery gray marbled with ... An additional colour is white (these Collies are predominantly white, with heads and usually a body spot of sable, tri, or blue colour) ... The fourth colour is sable merle, which is a light stippled version of sable, sometimes (as with blue merle) accompanied by blue or merled (parti-coloured) eyes ...
More definitions of "colour":
- (verb): Modify or bias.
- (adj): Having or capable of producing colors.
- (noun): (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors.
- (noun): An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading.
Synonyms: semblance, gloss, color
- (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.
- (noun): A visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect.
Synonyms: color, coloring, colouring
- (noun): A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks).
Synonyms: color, people of color, people of colour
Famous quotes containing the word colour:
“We dreamed that a great painter had been born
To cold Clare rock and Galway rock and thorn,
To that stern colour and that delicate line
That are our secret discipline
Wherein the gazing heart doubles her might....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Iconic clothing has been secularized.... A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as the blood he hopes to shed. Seen on a coat-hanger, with no man inside it, the uniform loses all its blustering significance and, to the innocent eye seduced by decorative colour and tactile braid, it is as abstract in symbolic information as a parasol to an Eskimo. It becomes simply magnificent.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)
“I allow a Beauty to be as much to be commended for the Elegance of her Dress, as a Wit for that of his Language; yet if she has stolen the Colour of her Ribbands from another, or had Advice about her Trimmings, I shall not allow her the Praise of Dress, any more than I would call a Plagiary an Author.”
—Richard Steele (16721729)