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Noun1.colouration - 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.colouration - 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.colouration - 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"
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Alao described as worrisome, the persistent ethnic and tribal colouration of security in the country and urged citizens to refrain from ethnicising and attributing crimes to a particular tribe as if it is peculiar to a certain tribe or ethnic.
Bird's-foot trefoil is also known as eggs and bacon due to the yellow and orange colouration of the flowers.
With "distinct" colouration plus skull and teeth anatomy, it was collected from the Gaoligong Mountains in Yunnan province.
Monitor lizards normally display a variety of body colouration from light brown and yellow to grey.
In the meantime, I will explain Charlie's predicament based on what is scientifically known about bluish/purple or black colouration of the combs in chickens.
They found that shore crabs from mudflats closely matched the appearance of the mud they live on, while rockpool crabs did not match the background but instead relied on disruptive colouration, a process that uses high-contrast patterns to break up the appearance of the body outline.
According to Glenn, 'the technical phenomenon we are dealing with here is iridescence, which occurs naturally in animals and is sometimes called interference colouration. It is generated by the interaction of light with biological tissues that are nanostructured to produce thin films or diffraction gratings.
Although I have achieved a number of academic distinctions, the role of SDC President is special because the SDC is a membership organisation for professionals working in colouration, many of whom have had long and distinguished careers in industry.
I contacted the decorator and he said he sprayed the stain block in other areas as well and had no idea why this colouration had appeared.