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pol·y·chrome

 (pŏl′ē-krōm′)
adj.
1. Having many or various colors; polychromatic.
2. Made or decorated in many or various colors: polychrome tiles.
n.
An object or a work composed of or decorated in many colors.

polychrome

(ˈpɒlɪˌkrəʊm)
adj
1. (General Physics) having various or changing colours; polychromatic
2. (Colours) made with or decorated in various colours
n
(Art Terms) a work of art or artefact in many colours

pol•y•chrome

(ˈpɒl iˌkroʊm)

adj., v. -chromed, -chrom•ing,
n. adj.
1. being of many or various colors.
2. decorated or executed in many colors, as a statue, vase, or mural.
v.t.
3. to paint in many or various colors.
n.
4. a polychrome object or work.
[1795–1805; earlier polychrom < German < Greek polýchrōmos many-colored = poly- poly- + -chrōmos, adj. derivative of chrôma color]

polychrome

Of many or various colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polychrome - a piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
Verb1.polychrome - color with many colors; make polychrome
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
Adj.1.polychrome - having or exhibiting many colors
coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"

polychrome

adjective
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In which is related how Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter met on an Enchanted Road and followed it all the way to the Marvelous Land of Oz.
The outskirt of the garden in which Tess found herself had been left uncultivated for some years, and was now damp and rank with juicy grass which sent up mists of pollen at a touch; and with tall blooming weeds emitting offensive smells--weeds whose red and yellow and purple hues formed a polychrome as dazzling as that of cultivated flowers.
Nowhere was this achieved more startlingly than in what for me was a major revelation, Sleeper Awake, a polychrome sculpture of 1944 given to the Yale University Art Gallery by one of the artist's earliest admirers, James Thrall Soby.
Barr will remain Sun Chemical's designated senior director at output- systems and -materials supplier Kodak Polychrome Graphics, co-owned by Eastman Kodak.
Sponsors of the study were Sun Chemical, Kodak Polychrome, Heidelberg, Georgia Pacific and Impresse.
(Elephant will be shown at the Venice Biennale this summer; another huge work, the eighteen-and-a-half-foot, polychrome Piglet, will be featured at the Munster Sculpture Project.) The sculpture would need to be photographed to meet our deadline, and the artist is concerned that the factory environment might not lend itself to a good picture, a good representation of his intentions.
Kodak Polychrome Graphics appointed Jack Wiethoff as vice president of its plate business.
The study is co-sponsored by Heidelberg, Georgia-Pacific, Sun Chemical, and Kodak Polychrome. Standard & Poors/DRI is conducting the research.
COREY MEITCHICK, a former Kodak Polychrome Graphics regional customer solutions manager, joined Printing Developments Inc., Racine, Wis., as manager of sales representatives for all states east of the Mississippi River, except Illinois, where former American Color Graphics technical manager JEFF BEDELL now handles sales.
The mercurial presence of Daedalus, 1991, is also inflected by a painterly bronze patina and polychrome detailing.