• WordNet 3.6
    • v colorize add color to "The child colored the drawings","Fall colored the trees","colorize black and white film"
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Colored Sculptures in the Palace Colored Sculptures in the Palace
English sgraffito, or scratched, ware—one of the most colorful types of pottery unearthed at Jamestown English sgraffito, or scratched, ware—one of the most colorful types of pottery unearthed at Jamestown
Colorful Spanish maiolica found which appear to have been made before 1650 Colorful Spanish maiolica found which appear to have been made before 1650
Oil Colors Oil Colors
The Color Box The Color Box
The color Spectrum The color Spectrum


  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    “No man is esteemed for colorful garments except by fools and women.”
  • Bishop Fulton J. Sheen
    Bishop Fulton J. Sheen
    “Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits.”
  • James Russell Lowell
    “The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
    “If the cut of the costume indicates intellect and talent, then the color indicates temper and heart.”
  • Charles Lamb
    “The beggar wears all colors fearing none.”
  • 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.”


Color bar - Rules that restrict access on the basis of race or ethnicity are a color bar.
Horse of a different color - (USA) If something is a horse of a different color, it's a different matter or separate issue altogether.
Rose-colored glasses - If people see things through rose-colored (coloured) glasses, they see them in a more positive light than they really are.
Show your true colors - To show your true colors is to reveal yourself as you really are.
With flying colours (colors) - If you pass something with flying colours (colors), you pass easily, with a very high mark or grade.


In literature:

Her color is dark and very rich, but it's more the coloring of the Spanish father than the Seminole mother.
"Diane of the Green Van" by Leona Dalrymple
For the first time a touch of color came into the woman's cheeks, and catching the man's eyes she looked into them unfalteringly.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
Thus color is added to color, till the whole has a rainbow effect.
"Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People" by Constance D'Arcy Mackay
Ornamental shrubs are found here of all names and descriptions and colors, and they all seem to do well.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
The toads are with them, and the pretty tree-frogs that change their color to suit their emotions.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
The gills vary in color; sometimes they change color when mature.
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
The fluffy, sticky snowflakes gathered very fast upon the colored boy's clothing.
"Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's" by Laura Lee Hope
The bones contain more earthy matter in their composition than any other part of the human body, being firm, hard, and of a lime color.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The higher frequencies give us the colors blue and green, and the lower frequencies give us the colors yellow and red.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
Dat's de way dey done in dem days, jess jealous of nice colored niggers.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration

In poetry:

Far before it meadows full
Of green pennyroyal sank;
Clover-dotted as with wool
Here and there; with now a bank
Hot of color; and the cool
"The Old Farm" by Madison Julius Cawein
And why do the roaring ocean,
And the night-wind, wild and bleak,
As they beat at the heart of the mother,
Drive the color from her cheek?
"By The Seaside : Twilight" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
These human colors deepen, glow;
This human flesh will palpitate;
These human eyes,—like human eyes
Alight, alive,—stir, watch, and wait.
"Only A Chromo" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
Yo quisiera escribirle, del hombre
Domando el rebelde, mezquino idioma,
Con palabras que fuesen a un tiempo
Suspiros y risas, colores y notas.
"Rimas I" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
The softly-warbled song
Comes from the pleasant woods, and colored wings
Glance quick in the bright sun, that moves along
The forest openings.
"Earlier Poems : An April Day" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
‘Cause that that, drunker than young spring
And troubling stronger than idea,
The lilac fires have to sing
And coldly play with colors here.
"Amethysts" by Innokentii Fedorovich Annensky

In news:

Plums range in skin color from yellow-green to red to black-purple—but they also vary in flesh color.
Hair Color**: Red Eye Color**: Brown Skin**: Light Build**: Medium.
Home-office and corporate types are grabbing the gizmo, both a color printer and copier, rather than schlepp to Kinko's for color.
"Colors ignite your senses, so prepare for sensory overload," designer Adler warns in his foreword to National Geographic photographer Griffiths' curated collection of 245 photographs highlighting the power of color.
Natural sun-purpled glass (also known as sun-colored amethyst or SCA) and irradiated glass are similar, but sun-purpled glass changes color gradually over a long period of time and is fairly light in color, sometimes just a strong tint.
AkzoNobel's Glidden ™ paint issued a "Top 10 Growing Up Colors" list, reflecting the most popular decorative-paint color choices for children.
The Art and Science of Impressionist Color Students in grades K-5 learn about the Impressionist painters' use of color and how it related to early-19th-century scientific theories about color.
Sometimes, it is necessary to color code instruments —either with different colors on different instruments or multiple colors on the same instrument —in order to make accurate selection and quick decision making possible.
Color Kinetics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CLRK) and Martin Professional, today announced that Martin will license Color Kinetics ' patent portfolio to enable its entry in the fast-growing global market for intelligent LED lighting.
At the end of the Color Splash Run participants threw colored powder on one another, creating a living work of art inspired by "Holi" the Hindu festival of color.
Colorful wisp color the landscape in late summer and fall.
Color Kinetics Inc and Osram Sylvania announced last week an agreement whereby Osram Sylvania will license Color Kinetics' patents for a product to be marketed by Gotham Architectural Downlighting, an Acuity Brands company.
On Friday afternoon, the brunette bombshell, 31, gave her millions of Twitter followers a glimpse at her stunning new hair color, showing off sun-soaked, caramel-colored locks.
Emerald Specialties has introduced a new family of UV-curable colorants for printing and coatings applications launched under the Lucida Colors brand.
The flicker-free lamp produces a native color temperature of 3,250K with no color correction.

In science:

The median rest-frame U - V color hU - V i = 1.6 is similar to local Sb spiral galaxies, although we find a range in U - V colors, from the typical color of nearby irregular to those of local elliptical galaxies.
The Most Massive Galaxies at 3.0
We remember that the chromatic number of a graph G = (V , E ) is the number of different color needed to color each vertex such that giving to connected vertices they have different colors.
Wheel Random Apollonian Graphs
Let consider the first step i = 1, in this case the new vertex vi+m can’t be colored with one of the 3 colors because the 3-cycle chosen to add this node had three vertices connected with three different colors one on every vertex.
Wheel Random Apollonian Graphs
In this case there is no need to add any color beacause every time we choose a 3-cycle we have another color that is free for coloring the new vertex added inside that 3-cycle to create the new W4 (vi+m ) subgraph.
Wheel Random Apollonian Graphs
Now f defines a coloring of the n-tuples in Ξ by m colors: the color of a tuple a is just the type of f (a) in Ω.
Decidability of definability