skin colour


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Noun1.skin colour - the coloring of a person's faceskin colour - the coloring of a person's face  
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"
blondness, paleness, fairness - the property of having a naturally light complexion
ruddiness, rosiness - a healthy reddish complexion
achromasia, lividness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, luridness, lividity - unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
sallowness - a sickly yellowish skin color
tawniness - the quality or state of being the color of tanned leather; "the tawniness of his complexion"
swarthiness, duskiness, darkness - a swarthy complexion
whiteness - lightness or fairness of complexion; "only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering"
Translations

skin colour

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The first time I realised that I had a problem with my skin colour was when my classmate unwittingly said to me, "You don't need to put on makeup for the villain's role because you are already black."
People should not waste time bickering over their skin colour and other matters which cannot be changed but should direct their resources towards deepening their knowledge and promoting racial unity, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
being called racist than the existence of racism itself', it unpacks some of the common issues and misconceptions; power and prejudice, that skin colour does matter, legal failures and Stephen Lawrence, the mistaken belief that pre-Windrush Britain was a white nation, as well as stereotypes and race.
MANCHESTER UNITED target Kalidou Koulibaly has hit back at fans who racially abused him in Napoli's game against Inter Milan, saying: "I am proud of my skin colour."
He said that basket was placed in a closed room for 3-4 days and when the fruits developed a yellow skin colour they are selected for sale.
Well, while beauty, as Margaret Wolfe rightly noted in Molly Bawn, is in the eye of the beholder, still, to some degree, beauty, we our perceptions have framed, is in the shade of the skin colour. And those trapped in melanin are panicking for nothing.
The study, "HIrisPlex-S System for Eye, Hair and Skin Colour Prediction from DNA: Introduction and Forensic Developmental Validation," is published in the peer-reviewed journal Forensic Science International: Genetics.
It's so upsetting how most Pakistanis can't even embrace their own skin colour.'
MAKEOVER means a complete transformation of the appearance of something or someone, while skin whitening is the practice of using substances, mixtures or physical treatments to lighten skin colour. Bleaching creams are used by those who perceive their skin as being too dark.
In previous years, skin colour feature segmentation played a pivotal role in dynamic hand gesture segmentation since skin is invariant to hand scale changes and posture variations [2].
The colour of the skin and texture of the hair is the most apparent phenotype of human race No one skin colour is superior over the other, each have their advantages and disadvantages.