Some articles on colors, color:
... have been affectionately nicknamed "The Jewel of the Orient" due to their beauty and wide range of colors which are produced through selective breeding ... Wild fish exhibit strong colors only when agitated ... Colors available to the aquarist include red, blue, black, turquoise, orange, yellow, green, bright blue with pink highlights, cream and even true white (the "Opaque" white, not to be ...
... In color theory, two colors are called complementary if, when mixed in the proper proportion, they produce a neutral color (grey, white, or black) ... In roughly-perceptual color models, the neutral colors (white, greys, and black) lie along a central axis ... For example, in the HSV color space, complementary colors (as defined in HSV) lie opposite each other on any horizontal cross-section ...
... The district has a strict dress code which limits the type, style and colors of clothing and jewelry students may wear ... The main colors are shades of blue, white, gray, and black ... Colors may not be worn mono-chromatically ...
More definitions of "colors":
- (noun): A distinguishing emblem.
Example: "His tie proclaimed his school colors"
Famous quotes containing the word colors:
“[The Declaration of Independence] meant to set up a standard maxim for free society, which should be familiar to all, and revered by all; constantly looked to, constantly labored for, and even though never perfectly attained, constantly approximated, and thereby constantly spreading and deepening its influence, and augmenting the happiness and value of life to all people of all colors everywhere.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“In Haydns oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but colors also; as the green grass.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“We may say that feelings have two kinds of intensity. One is the intensity of the feeling itself, by which loud sounds are distinguished from faint ones, luminous colors from dark ones, highly chromatic colors from almost neutral tints, etc. The other is the intensity of consciousness that lays hold of the feeling, which makes the ticking of a watch actually heard infinitely more vivid than a cannon shot remembered to have been heard a few minutes ago.”
—Charles Sanders Peirce (18391914)