skin color

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skin color the coloring of a person's face
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Quotations

  • King Jr. Martin Luther
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    “I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
  • John Johnson
    John Johnson
    “Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.”
  • Brian Michael Cote
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    “The appearance of a cat is not controlled by the color of it's skin but by the content of its hairacter.”

Usage

In literature:

We are merchants in search of skins of a very peculiar shade of color.
"The Hero of Ticonderoga" by John de Morgan
Her skin was cream colored, smooth in texture, and with a delicate flush of red beneath the surface.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
Here the girl drew herself up short, and colored under her dark skin.
"A World of Girls" by L. T. Meade
But it is so hard get these skins to civilization that they are rare, often other bear is colored and sold for real Polar.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
They were quite a picturesque sight in their dark-red coats, or brown and yellow skin robes and their vari-colored caps.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
Skin yellow, or straw-colored, dry and wrinkled.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
From the color of her skin the girl judged her to be an Indian squaw.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
The dark patches are his spots, and the bright patches are the ground color of his skin.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
Armstrong looked at her; at first dazedly, then with a trace of color gathering under his fair skin.
"The Dominant Dollar" by Will Lillibridge
The swelling is not red or inflamed, but of the natural color of the skin.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
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In poetry:

That merit worth or patient toil
Does not suffice to win.
Then learn the cause of this defeat,
The color of the skin.
"Heart-Throbs" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks
I hunger for your sleek laugh,
your hands the color of a savage harvest,
hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails,
I want to eat your skin like a whole almond.
"Sonnet XI" by Pablo Neruda
How easy! no troublesome colors to lay on,
It can't have fatigued him,— no, not in the least,—
A dash here and there with a haphazard crayon,
And there stands the wrinkled-skinned, baggy-limbed beast.
"A Familiar Letter" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

A new report outlines how schooling, skin color , income and neighborhood affect your health.
In college football and basketball, hiring the best coach regardless of skin color should be the top priority.
Howard Bryant's lawyer: Skin color behind arrest of ESPN writer.
Busting India's myths about skin color .
But busting the myth that whiter skin color is more beautiful will be hard.
President's Perspective: Vote on issues, not skin color .
Rudolf Buchbinder--The Clay Studio--Nina Jablonski and The Evolution of Skin Color --Joyce DiDonato.
Documentary, studies renew debate about skin color 's impact.
British twins have different skin color .
Fish help unlock mystery of our skin color .
There have been no studies indicating that the change in skin color is toxic .
Skin Color And Amnesty Hopes Propelled Obama's Win, Says Departing GOP Chairman.
Kids as young as 6 months judge others based on skin color.
Who taught you to hate the color of your skin.
Policies, not skin color, motivated voters.
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In science:

Another researcher could then add a module for encoding arms and hands (the pixels in these regions would be narrowly distributed around some mean skin color).
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
We have demonstrated that it is possible to identify a range of colors (RGB) that include all skin colorations.
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
The output of this stage of the processing cycle is a rectangle around the face that indicates the pixels that are of a color consistent with the skin of the face.
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
It must work on people from different cultures and different skin colors.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Jablonski, N. G., 2004 the Evolution of Human Skin and Skin Color.
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies
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