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(adj., noun, verb)


There are 14 meanings of the word Colour.

How to pronounce colour:


Colour - as an adjective

Having or capable of producing colors

Example: "Color film"

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Colour - as a noun

Any material used for its color

Example: "She used a different color for the trim"

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color7coloring materialcolouring material
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(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

Example: "Each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"

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Interest and variety and intensity

Example: "The puritan period was lacking in color"

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The timbre of a musical sound

Example: "The recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"

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A visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

Example: "A white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"

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visual property
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An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

Example: "He hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"

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appearance16visual aspect
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The appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

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Colour - as a verb

Modify or bias

Example: "His political ideas color his lectures"

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Decorate with colors

Example: "Color the walls with paint in warm tones"

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Give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

Example: "Color a lie"

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Affect as in thought or feeling

Example: "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"

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Example Sentences

"I bought a new set of coloured pencils for my art project."
"The autumn leaves turned a brilliant array of colours."
"The sky is blue in colour."
"I love the vibrant colours of autumn leaves."
"The artist mixed different colours to create a masterpiece."
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Word Game Points

Is COLOUR a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, colour is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

COLOUR has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is COLOUR a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, colour is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
COLOUR has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is COLOUR a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, colour is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
COLOUR has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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