colouring material

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n colouring material any material used for its color "she used a different color for the trim"
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Usage

In literature:

It was of violet colour, and a strong material; and, being closed all round, must have been put on over the head.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
The supply of colouring material is not particularly abundant.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Like stars, nebulae vary not only in size, but also in colour, shape, and even in the materials of which they are composed.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
The favourite material and colour for the back of such pincushions was yellow satin.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
The Turk was very short of this useful article and his trenches always presented a spectacle of many materials and colours.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
But his material had strong colour.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Dresses became more fanciful, both in materials and colours.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
Patty's was of apricot-coloured satin, veiled all over with a delicate thin material of the same shade.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
I saw a woman of medium height, very fair, dressed in some soft clinging material of a pale primrose colour.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
She had no collar on, but a tippet of different material and colour from her frock was thrown over her shoulders.
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
Its colour is yellowish, and the embroidery is fully equal to the material.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
Getting material and colour I suppose he calls it.
"At the Crossroads" by Harriet T. Comstock
I remarked that these garments were cotton materials, of showy colours.
"Adventures in the Philippine Islands" by Paul P. de La Gironière
The designs in general, are not artistic; nor are the colouring and materials very commendable.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
After all, it may be just as well, since fashion is transient and colours and material do not vary much.
"Threads of Grey and Gold" by Myrtle Reed
As bricks vary in colour and quality according to the materials that compose them, so the metamorphic rocks differ.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
There are conventional colours used to indicate different materials.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
In addition to the azo-colours, there are certain other products which claim naphthalene as a raw material.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
I am composed, as you see, of several sections, each of the same size and shape, but all varying in colour and material.
"Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves" by Frances Freeling Broderip
Certainly in being covered thickly with a variously coloured powdery material, easily removed by handling.
"British Butterfiles" by W. S. Coleman
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In news:

She suggests using a differentiated message as a reference point for creating logos , slogans, and colour schemes and imagery for marketing materials.
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In science:

The B − V colour (blue versus green, where V stands for 1) reddens during the first 50 days, “visible ”, see also figure indicating that the emitting material is cooling.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
Several colour and spectrum based techniques have materialized as effective selection methods for luminous galaxies.
Report to Anaximander: A Dialogue on the Origin of the Cosmos in the Cradle of Western Civilization
How could that be? The hypothesis is that, after most of the sun had condensed from the interstellar medium, it accreted metal-deficient material, obscuring its true colours.
Heliophysics gleaned from seismology
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