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
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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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