• WordNet 3.6
    • adj multicolor having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly "a jester dressed in motley","the painted desert","a particolored dress","a piebald horse","pied daisies"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Multicolor Having many, or several, colors.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • multicolor Having many colors. Also multicolored.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Multi-, and Color


In literature:

The sun beats down on the shores, on the multicolored parasols, on the blue-green sea; and all is gay, delightful, smiling.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 4 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
The sun beats down on the shores, on the multicolored parasols, on the blue-green sea; and all is gay, delightful, smiling.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
The floor was a mosaic of multicolored stones, formed into large symmetrical designs.
"The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar" by Maurice Leblanc
Sense wiles are comparable to the evergreen oleander, fragrant with its multicolored flowers: every part of the plant is poisonous.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
He swung along briskly in the warm sunshine toward the multicolored forest.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
There was a flash of multicolored flame, in which the man and the vehicle he had left both vanished.
"Null-ABC" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
Follet dined with magnates; and, believe me, the magnates of Naapu were a multicolored lot.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
In life she had been dynamic, a warm, multicolored, perfumed cloud.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Great shafts of multicolored light probed huge streamers and ellipses above the higher levels.
"The Street That Wasn't There" by Clifford Donald Simak
Star-flowers shed their multicolored radiance everywhere, and starlight poured prodigally down from the sky.
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
A multicolored, multitudinous, swarming tide of dinies filled the highway from gutter to gutter.
"Attention Saint Patrick" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
As though proud of his multicolored dress he walks with slow and majestic step.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
When the pale sun began to sink behind the multicolored peaks he came to a decision and tramped back to the shack.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
Below, the multicolored desert, deep cut with the canyons which carry off the many little rivers.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
The gathering in the great hall of the Lateran was a multicolored, murmuring blur.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
The companionway was strewn inches deep in multicolored gems.
"Before Egypt" by E. K. Jarvis
As they approached he changed color, trying to imitate the multicolored coral against which he rested.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Beyond them I could see foliage, now alive with flocks of multicolored birds.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
And through this expanse of tangled scenic splendor, the rhododendrons and laurels wove a banner of multicolored tones.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
At the table, behind a ledger flanked by piles of multicolored ribbons, sat the clerk.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune

In poetry:

Above the vines the mountain sides are blending
The oaks' and maples' multicolored glow,
In variegated zones their hues ascending
From radiant roses to eternal snow.
"Autumn In Meran" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Selena Gomez Gets Multicolored Hair Extensions.
Bacterial life, filmed in multicolor .
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Multicolored UFOs over England.
Multicolored rock formations offer visitors to Petrified Forest National Park , which straddles Interstate 40 in northeast Arizona, a glimpse of a very different earth.
The multicolored sugary shells rose all the way to No.
(Linda Stelter/Birmingham News) Multicolored rubber bracelets that have different silhouette shapes when you hold them in your hand have taken off lately.
Back in college, I had a winsome poet-boyfriend who once wrote me a multicolored, stream-of-consciousness letter that included the pronouncement, "Spice is the spice of life".
NBC gets its multicolored peacock feathers kicked in the ratings week after week.
This is particularly beautiful if you can find rainbow chard, those multicolored bunches with red, white and yellow stems.
The package of VL3500 and VL3000 spots and washes were set up in layers behind the models which created a wall of multicolored light in the background.
These multicolor, opaque tights are far from average and look more like leggings or.
These multicolor, opaque tights are far from average and look more like leggings or pants.
Its multicolored runway was glittering in the clear, black night.
Be prepared to see pastel pants, bright tops, multicolor bags and exciting shoes.

In science:

Specifically, even with careful image classification and multicolor selection, contamination of globular cluster samples in wide-field ground-based imaging is a concern (e.g.
Wide-Field Imaging from Space of Early-Type Galaxies and Their Globular Clusters
Testing of astrophysical systematic effects on supernova distances, e.g. theoretical studies of gravitational lensing magnification, observational studies of dust extinction properties, multicolor flux calibration.
Seeing the Nature of the Accelerating Physics: It's a SNAP
The Canada-FranceHawaii Telescope Supernova Legacy Survey and CTIO Essence Pro ject are underway to provide detailed multicolor light curves for over 800 Type Ia supernovae.
Seeing the Nature of the Accelerating Physics: It's a SNAP
Lipatov, High-energy asymptotics of multicolor QCD and exactly solvable lattice models, [hep-th/9311037]. L.D.
Diffraction 2006: Theoretical Summary
Besides, morphological classification and indication for embedded structures based on Megacam multicolor imagery (see next section) are given.
Formation and Evolution of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
Multicolor observations were used to characterize the galaxy sample, to derive photometric redshifts, absolute luminosities and rest frame colors for all galaxies down to R=21.8 limit.
The evolution of the cosmic SN rate
Using the se filters, CSTAR can obtain multicolor photometric data for each object simultaneously.
Testing and Data Reduction of the Chinese Small Telescope Array (CSTAR) for Dome A, Antarctica
Finally having this photometry available, it is possible to obtain multicolor, unreddened, rest frame light curves, as well as quasi-bolometric light curves.
The Ultimate Light Curve of SN 1998bw/GRB 980425
The photometry presented above can be joined with data published elsewhere to build a well sampled and extended multicolor light curve of SN 1998bw.
The Ultimate Light Curve of SN 1998bw/GRB 980425
Hot standard disk and thermal state With ASCA observations, a hot multicolor accretion disk model was found to fit the spectra of a number of ULXs ( e.g.
Ultraluminous X-ray Sources in the Chandra and XMM-Newton Era
An extended multicolor disk model called the p-free model was introduced, with the radial dependence p on temperature (T ∝ R− p ) being an additional free parameter (Mineshige et al. 1994), and used to explain ULX emission (Watarai et al. 2001).
Ultraluminous X-ray Sources in the Chandra and XMM-Newton Era
The scheme uses a multicolor evanescent field surrounding an optical nanofiber to localize the atoms in a onedimensional optical lattice about 200 nm above the nanofiber surface, see Fig. 1.
Mini-Proceedings ECT*: Speakable in quantum mechanics: atomic, nuclear and subnuclear physics tests
By (i) we have |U | ≥ Ψ, so we can apply Blum’s multicolor test from Lemma 1.
Combinatorial coloring of 3-colorable graphs
Some of the most impressive new Bayesian multilevel modeling in astronomy addresses the analysis of measurements of multicolor light curves (brightness vs. time in various wavebands) from Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia).
Bayesian astrostatistics: a backward look to the future
On the other side, the alternative attitude would be to accept factorization, which is an appealing exact feature of multicolor chromodynamics in the limit Nc → ∞ ,3 and focus, instead, on form factor predictions.