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colouring

(ˈkʌlərɪŋ) or

coloring

n
1. (Art Terms) the process or art of applying colour
2. (Art Terms) anything used to give colour, such as dye, paint, etc
3. appearance with regard to shade and colour
4. arrangements of colours and tones, as in the markings of birds and animals
5. the colour of a person's features or complexion
6. a false or misleading appearance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colouring - a digestible substance used to give color to foodcolouring - a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food color made from vegetable dyes"
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
2.colouring - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflectcolouring - 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"
visual property - an attribute of vision
primary color, primary colour - any of three colors from which all others can be obtained by mixing
heather mixture, heather - interwoven yarns of mixed colors producing muted greyish shades with flecks of color
mottle - an irregular arrangement of patches of color; "it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green"
tint, shade, tincture, tone - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
achromatic color, achromatic colour - a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
coloration, colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
complexion, skin color, skin colour - the coloring of a person's face
dithered color, dithered colour, nonsolid color, nonsolid colour - a color produced by a pattern of differently colored dots that together simulate the desired color
3.colouring - the act or process of changing the color of something
change of color - an act that changes the light that something reflects
tinting - the act of adding a tinge of color; "the hairdresser gave her hair a modest tinting"
hair coloring - the act of dyeing or tinting one's hair
dyeing - the use of dye to change the color of something permanently
Translations
تَلْوِينتَلْوين، مادَّةٌ مُلَوِّنَهلَوْنُ البَشَرَه
barvivopleťzbarvení
ansigtsfarvefarvefarvelægningfarvestofkulør
väritys
put
színezésszínezet
litaraft, hörundsliturlitur
着色
착색
färgning
การให้สี
boyamacilt veya saç rengigıda boyası
việc tô màu

colouring

coloring (US) [ˈkʌlərɪŋ]
A. N (gen) → colorido m; (= substance) → colorante m; (= complexion) → tez f
"no artificial colouring"sin colores artificiales
food colouringcolorante m
high colouringsonrojamiento m
B. CPD colouring book Nlibro m (con dibujos) para colorear

colouring

[ˈkʌlərɪŋ] (British) coloring (US) n
(= colour) [thing] → coloration f
(= complexion) [person] → teint m
(for food)colorant mcolouring book (British) coloring book (US) nalbum m à colorier

colouring

, (US) coloring
n
(= complexion)Gesichtsfarbe f, → Teint m
(= substance)Farbstoff m
(= painting)Malen nt
(= coloration)Farben pl
(fig, of news, facts etc) → Färbung f

colouring

coloring (Am) [ˈkʌlərɪŋ] ncolorazione f; (substance) → colorante m; (complexion) → colorito

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.

colouring

تَلْوِين zbarvení farvelægning Färbung χρωματισμός color, colorido väritys coloration put colorazione 着色 착색 teint fargelegging kolorowanie coloração окрас färgning การให้สี boyama việc tô màu 外貌
References in classic literature ?
Could I have preserved the picturesque force of his style, and the humourous colouring which nature taught him how to throw over his descriptions, the result, I honestly believe, would have been something new in literature.
It was not to be doubted that poor Harriet's attachment had been an offering to conjugal unreserve, and her own share in the story, under a colouring the least favourable to her and the most soothing to him, had in all likelihood been given also.
I felt the consecration of its loneliness: my eye feasted on the outline of swell and sweep--on the wild colouring communicated to ridge and dell by moss, by heath-bell, by flower-sprinkled turf, by brilliant bracken, and mellow granite crag.
you know,' said Traddles, colouring in his great delicacy, 'lives in London, I believe?
His general colouring, too, must be copied from Nature: The sky must be clouded or serene, according to the climate, and the general tints must be those which prevail in a natural landscape.