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Meaning of color

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he
             rented a color television"; "marvelous color
             illustrations" [syn: {color}, {colour}] [ant: {black and
             white(p)}, {black-and-white}]
      n 1: 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" [syn: {color},
           {colour}, {coloring}, {colouring}] [ant: {achromaticity},
           {achromatism}, {colorlessness}, {colourlessness}]
      2: interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was
         lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with
         exceptional vividness" [syn: {color}, {colour}, {vividness}]
      3: the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to
         capture the true color of the original music" [syn: {color},
         {colour}, {coloration}, {colouration}]
      4: a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race
         (especially Blacks) [syn: {color}, {colour}, {people of
         color}, {people of colour}]
      5: an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately
         misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of
         authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of
         moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different
         color" [syn: {semblance}, {gloss}, {color}, {colour}]
      6: any material used for its color; "she used a different color
         for the trim" [syn: {coloring material}, {colouring
         material}, {color}, {colour}]
      7: (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their
         role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes
         in three colors" [syn: {color}, {colour}]
      8: the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in
         terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or
         brightness) and saturation [syn: {color}, {colour}]
      v 1: add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall
           colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film" [syn:
           {color}, {colorize}, {colorise}, {colourise}, {colourize},
           {colour}, {color in}, {colour in}] [ant: {discolor}]
      2: affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color
         my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
         [syn: {tinge}, {color}, {colour}, {distort}]
      3: modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
         [syn: {color}, {colour}]
      4: decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm
         tones" [syn: {color}, {colour}, {emblazon}]
      5: give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie"
         [syn: {color}, {colour}, {gloss}]
      6: change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts
         discolored" [syn: {discolor}, {discolour}, {colour}, {color}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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