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false color
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false color

n.
1.
a. A set of arbitrary colors overlaid on features or details of a grayscale image, as from a scanning electron microscope, in order to distinguish those features and details more clearly.
b. A color used in such an image.
2.
a. A set of colors generated by mapping one or more inputs onto one or more output hues, with at least one of the inputs being different from its output hue, as when information from the infrared band is used as an input in generating a RGB image.
b. A color used in such an image.

false′-col′or adj.
Translations
fausse couleur
References in classic literature ?
I saw, in the glass, my skin take a false fairness, my cheeks a false color, my eyes a false brightness--and I never shrank from it.
Her heart beat fast; a burning heat glowed in her as she thought of her false hair, her false color, her false dress, and saw the dear familiar face coming nearer and nearer.
Otherwise we shall be found sailing under false colors, and be inevitably cashiered at last by our own opinion, as well as that of mankind.
"I have sailed under false colors." I felt now as if I must tell her that I had given her an invented name, on account of my fear that her aunt would have heard of me and would refuse to take me in.
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coli bacteria (shown here in false color) lose genes that make Important enzymes, other enzymes find a new way to do the same job.