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col·or·a·tion

 (kŭl′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Arrangement of colors.
2. The sum of the beliefs or principles of a person, group, or institution.

coloration

(ˌkʌləˈreɪʃən) or

colouration

n
1. arrangement of colour and tones; colouring
2. (Zoology) the colouring or markings of insects, birds, etc. See also apatetic, aposematic, cryptic
3. (Electronics) unwanted extraneous variations in the frequency response of a loudspeaker or listening environment

col•or•a•tion

(ˌkʌl əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
appearance with regard to color; arrangement or use of colors; coloring: bold coloration.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coloration - the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
timbre, tone, quality, timber - (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
2.coloration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
hair coloring - coloring of the hair; "her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold"
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
protective coloration - coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
3.coloration - choice and use of colors (as by an artist)
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
Translations

coloration

[ˌkʌləˈreɪʃən] Ncolorido m, colores mpl, coloración f

coloration

nFärbung f

coloration

[ˌkʌləˈreɪʃn] ncolorazione f

coloration

n. coloración.
References in classic literature ?
Curiosity prompted him to tarry a moment, and in that moment his quick eyes caught the unfamiliar coloration of the clothing of the two Swedes behind a bush not far from him.
It enables us to mathematically direct textile coloration to immediately achieve the artwork and color selection of our customers, across different coloration processes.
The Long Skinny Mini Cami Top (#103-30, $46 MSRP), long-fitting Lux Legging (#106-30, $50-58 MSRP based on coloration, 29.
Among the topics are the structure of wool, the role of auxiliaries in dyeing wool and other keratin fibers, wool-dyeing machinery, dyeing wool with acid and mordant dyes, dying wool blends, and the coloration of human hair.
Pheomelanin, that is responsible for red hair and freckles in humans and orange and chestnut coloration in other animals, is known to increase the damage to skin cells and melanoma risk when present in large amounts.
Laboratory tests of samples from the river indicated that the source of the coloration of the water was not due to dumping from a slaughterhouse but dye wastes dumped by a factory in either Hazmieh or Baabda, an official at the Environment Ministry, Saad Elias, told The Daily Star Thursday.
The mutation-based genetics of coat coloration is similar in mice, cats, and other vertebrates.
In addition, there often is significant intrapopulation variation in coloration (Murray and Gardner, 1997).
Subtle consequences of urbanization, such as changes in behavior of coloration are less commonly examined.
A color gradation in the area provides a coloration that varies in intensity over the area from a higher intensity of color to a lower intensity of color when the area is dry.
of the possible physiological and ecological benefits of this coloration has attracted considerable scientific attention.
What Ellington provided was a rich variety of moods, textures and rhythmic structures laced with emotional coloration that enhanced choreographic expression.