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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.
Blue predominated in all the colorations. Fastened against the hides were many pairs of Wieroo wings, mounted so that they resembled long, black shields.
Release date- 26072019 - Henkel to enter into Joint Venture with personalized hair coloration provider eSalon.com
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The project would continue till 2021 without any coloration of foreign funding, she added.
NNA - Caretaker Environment Minister, Tarek al-Khatib, addressed notices to the Governor of the Bekaa, Judge Kamal Abu Jaoudeh, and the environmental prosecutor, to investigate and determine the source of the coloration of the Berdawni River in red, a coloration detected on November 19, 2018.
According to the study, "cryptic coloration evolved to match the predominant shades of color found in the nesting environment."
Ismael Galvan and his team of expert researchers conducted a study on about 9000 bird species' plumage coloration to answer the very question.
Asquith to further expand his horizons in seeking knowledge for the benefit of both students and the coloration industry.
In addition, eggshell coloration, specifically blue-green coloration, may signal a female's quality to her mate.
With the demand for end products with improved service life and of superior quality, standards for the durability of the coloration of paints and varnishes, plastics, construction materials and ceramic products are rising, the firm stated.