colour-blind


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Related to colour-blind: colour vision deficiency, color deficiency

colour-blind

or

color-blind

adj
1. (Pathology) of or relating to any defect in the normal ability to distinguish certain colours. See deuteranopia, protanopia, tritanopia
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) not discriminating on grounds of skin colour or ethnic origin
colour blindness, color blindness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.colour-blind - unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
2.colour-blind - unprejudiced about race
unprejudiced, impartial - free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"
Translations

colour-blind

color-blind (US) [ˈkʌləblaɪnd] ADJdaltónico

colour-blind

color-blind (Am) [ˈkʌləˌblaɪnd] adjdaltonico/a

colour

(American) color (ˈkalə) noun
1. a quality which objects have, and which can be seen, only when light falls on them. What colour is her dress?; Red, blue and yellow are colours.
2. paint(s). That artist uses water-colours.
3. (a) skin-colour varying with race. people of all colours.
4. vividness; interest. There's plenty of colour in his stories.
adjective
(of photographs etc) in colour, not black and white. colour film; colour television.
verb
to put colour on; to paint. They coloured the walls yellow.
ˈcoloured adjective
1. having colour. She prefers white baths to coloured baths.
2. belonging to a dark-skinned race. There are only two white families living in this street – the rest are coloured.
noun
(sometimes used impolitely) a dark-skinned person especially of Negro origin.
ˈcolourful adjective
1. full of colour. a colourful pattern.
2. vivid and interesting. a colourful account of his experiences.
ˈcolouring noun
1. something used to give colour. She put pink colouring in the icing.
2. complexion. She had very high colouring (= a very pink complexion).
ˈcolourless adjective
1. without colour. Water is colourless.
2. not lively or interesting. a colourless young woman.
ˈcolours noun plural
1. the distinction of winning a place in the team in some sports. He won his cricket colours last season.
2. a flag. Army regiments salute the colours when on parade.
3. a tunic of certain colours worn by a jockey to show that his race-horse belongs to a certain person.
ˈcolour-blind adjective
unable to tell the difference between certain colours. As he was colour-blind he could not distinguish between red and green.
ˈcolour scheme noun
an arrangement or choice of colours in decorating a house etc.
ˌoff-ˈcolour adjective
not feeling well. He was a bit off-colour the morning after the party.
colour in
to put colour into (drawings etc). He coloured in all the oblong shapes on the page.
show oneself in one's true colours
to show or express one's real character, opinion etc. He pretends to be very generous but he showed himself in his true colours when he refused to give money to charity.
with flying colours
with great success. He passed his exam with flying colours.

colour-blind

مُصَاب بِعَمَى الَألْوان barvoslepý farveblind farbblind δαλτωνικός daltónico värisokea daltonien daltonist daltonico 色盲の 색맹의 kleurenblind fargeblind nie widzący kolorów daltónico, daltônico страдающий цветовой слепотой färgblind ตาบอดสี renk körü mù màu 色盲的
References in periodicals archive ?
Harbisson, who was born colour-blind, joined hands with his friend who was studying cybernetics and created a project where sounds were used to determine around 25 colors.
Richard, registered as colour-blind, has also helped put on numerous exhibitions and said that he was 'astonished' by the amount of money he had raised.
A headstone in a graveyard had the verse: "Here lies the bones of colour-blind Jed.
A COLOUR-BLIND decorator has piled more misery on Rangers fans by painting their famous blue pub green.
Luke Walsh, 25, from Aigburth, has created computer software that will help colour-blind sufferers to identify the colours they can't see.
Q MY son has recently turned 17 and has found out that he is colour-blind.