colour blindness


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n colour blindness genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
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In literature:

Can the deaf teach harmony, or the blind reveal the beauties of blended colour?
"The Mistress of Shenstone" by Florence L. Barclay
The colour gave her an almost painful sensation of pleasure, which changed on a sudden into a fit of blind exasperation.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
For, denoting the colour-blind factor by X, the gametes produced by the colour-blind male are of two sorts only, viz.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
EARLE, Dr., on colour-blindness, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Some folks there are who are colour-blind.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
Colour-blind people confuse black and red.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
Men are all colour blind, so he'll merely notice that I look nice.
"Robinetta" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Of what use is it to give instruction about colours to him who is blind?
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
The flashes range in colour from blinding yellow to the softest tints of pink.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
But why torment a blind man by speaking to him of colours?
"Priests, Women, and Families" by J. Michelet
Giddiness took away all sensation of touch or form; but the sense of blinding colour remained.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
But it is useless to discuss these questions with people who are colour-blind.
"Oscar Wilde: Art and Morality"
Colour-blindness may of course be present at the same time.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
His eyesight was very peculiar; perhaps he was colour-blind.
"Aspects and Impressions" by Edmund Gosse
Perhaps you are all colour blind.
"The Blue Rose Fairy Book" by Maurice Baring
We distinguish between blocking in blind, gold, colour, and relief.
"Practical Bookbinding" by Paul Adam
In the normal human eye, only the central parts of the retina are sensitive to colour, the peripheral parts are practically colour-blind.
"Old Flies in New Dresses" by Charles Edward Walker
It means, Tom, that you are colour-blind.
"Miser Farebrother (vol 3 of 3)" by Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
With shifting colour and eyes almost blinded with agitation, O'Connor read and re-read these documents.
"The Cock and Anchor" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Drawing aside the blind she found that it was set with small panes of coloured glass.
"The Coward Behind the Curtain" by Richard Marsh

In poetry:

Thanks be to God, Who gave this gift of colour,
Which who shall seek shall find;
Thanks be to God, Who gives me strength to hold it,
Though I were stricken blind.
"Colour" by Dorothea Mackellar
A red-roofed house is shining to the skies;
A house red-roofed and brilliant in the wind:
A house of colour filled with wandering eyes;
And all the eyes are blind.
"Blind!" by Leon Gellert

In news:

Age doesn't matter, being colour blind isn't a concern, and no passport is required.
Coloured medication and the colour blind.

In science:

In that case, however, it is sufficient to focus on colour blind polygonal configurations as the colouring is completely determined by the colour at a single point.
Multi-colour random fields with polygonal realisations
Since this interaction is colour and flavour blind, it leads to a common SUSY breaking mass for all the scalars (m0 ) and another one for all the gauginos (M1/2 ) near the GUT scale.
Higgs and SUSY Searches at LHC : An Overview
The linkage between the genes for colour-blindness and haemophilia in man.
1953: An unrecognized summit in human genetic linkage analysis
The first symmetry is a heavy-flavour symmetry, which is due to the fact that the interaction of the quarks with the gluons is flavour-blind and in the heavy mass limit all heavy quarks act as a static source of colour.
The $1/m_Q$ Expansion in QCD: Introduction and Overview