Colours

  • (noun): A flag that shows its nationality.
    Synonyms: colors
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on colours, colour:

Pontevedra CF - Colours and Crest
... The traditional colours of Pontevedra C.F ... The current colours are the traditional, with the crest of the club on the left upper part of the shirt ... The club has an official mascot called Roélio, a walking bone dressed in the club colours ...
F.B.C. Unione Venezia - Colours, Badge and Nicknames
... Originally Venezia's colours were red and blue and the shirt features halves in those colours, the kit was very similar to that of Genoa ... However just a year after the club founded, it changed colours to black and green in 1908 ... also become one of Venezia's official colours, giving them the nickname arancioneroverdi ("orange-black-greens") ...
Animal Markings
... the male has strong patterns, conspicuous colours and is iridescent, while the female is far less visible ... separate reasons why animals have evolved colours ... Animals also use colour in advertising, signalling services such as cleaning to animals of other species to signal sexual status to other members of the ...
Colours, Standards And Guidons - Ceremonies of Colours - Yacht Clubs
... Many traditional Yacht Clubs worldwide also conduct morning and evening colour ceremonies ... At 0800 each morning and at sunset during the club's active sailing season the ceremony is performed by the launchmen or harbourmaster ...
Waffenfarbe - Army
... The Bundeswehr uses a waffenfarben scheme of colours to indicate troop types ... The colours appear on the collar patch and as piping around the shoulder boards or straps showing a soldier’s rank ... Although soldiers’ berets are also coloured, the colours are slightly less differentiated than the waffenfarben, and corps or troop function is indicated by a beret badge rather than beret ...

More definitions of "colours":

  • (noun): A distinguishing emblem.
    Synonyms: colors

Famous quotes containing the word colours:

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    In a borealic iceberg came Victoria; she
    Knew Prince Albert’s tall memorial took the colours of the floreal
    And the borealic iceberg;
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