What are colors?

  • (noun): A distinguishing emblem.
    Example: "His tie proclaimed his school colors"
    Synonyms: colours
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on colors, color:

Siamese Fighting Fish - Colors
... "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 ...
Pleasant Valley High School (Pennsylvania) - Dress Code
... 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 ...
Complementary Colors - Color Theory
... 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 ...

More definitions of "colors":

  • (noun): A flag that shows its nationality.
    Synonyms: colours

Famous quotes containing the word colors:

    One wonders that the tithing-men and fathers of the town are not out to see what the trees mean by their high colors and exuberance of spirits, fearing that some mischief is brewing. I do not see what the Puritans did at this season, when the maples blaze out in scarlet. They certainly could not have worshiped in groves then. Perhaps that is what they built meeting-houses and fenced them round with horse-sheds for.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    He hath ribbons of all the colors i’the rainbow.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    How comes it that you curse, Frere Jean? It’s only, said the monk, in order to embellish my language. They are the colors of Ciceronian rhetoric.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)