What is colour?

Some articles on colour, colours:

Smooth Collie - Description - 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 black, and tan markings ... 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 ...
Relentless (drink) - Varieties - Berry Juiced
... Contrary to the yellow colour of Juiced Tropical, Juiced Berry has a dark red/purple colour, and its can is the same colour ...
Calluna - Cultivation
... 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 ... ornamental foliage are usually selected for reddish and golden leaf colour ...
Cone Cell - Types
... 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 ...
1967 In The United Kingdom - Events - July
1 July – The first scheduled colour television broadcasts from six transmitters covering the main population centres in England began on BBC2 for certain programmes, the ... 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 ...

More definitions of "colour":

  • (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.
    Synonyms: color
  • (verb): Modify or bias.
    Synonyms: color
  • (adj): Having or capable of producing colors.
    Synonyms: color
  • (noun): An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading.
    Synonyms: semblance, gloss, color
  • (noun): A visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect.
    Synonyms: color, coloring, colouring
  • (noun): (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors.
    Synonyms: color
  • (noun): Interest and variety and intensity.
    Synonyms: color, vividness

Famous quotes containing the word colour:

    The poet is the supreme artist, for he is the master of colour and of form, and the real musician besides, and is lord over all life and all arts.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
    John Ruskin (1819–1900)

    No one knows the colour of a flower
    till it is broken.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)