colour

  1. any material used for its color
  2. a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  3. (high energy physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
  4. interest and variety and intensity
  5. the timbre of a musical sound
  6. a visual attribute of things that results from the ......

    Colour

    Can be used as a guide in the field but not consistent as many minerals will show a variety of colours depending upon the impurities contained.
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    Colour

    The type of oyster or mussel is a key determinant in colour. Different geographical areas have different molluscs which produce different colours.
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    Colour

    A quality of light, depending on its wavelength. Spectral colour of an emission of light is its place in the rainbow spectrum. Perceived colour (or visual colour) is the quality of light emission as conveyed by the human eye, combining the impressions of 3 types of light-sensitive cells which the eye contains. Perceived colour can be the response t...
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    colour

    In art, one of the most powerful of the visual or formal art elements, and a property of light. Specifically, colour is the quality or wavelength of light emitted or reflected from an object....
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    Colour

    Refers to use of paper other than white and ink other than black. Computer monitors use the RGB colour space and most printers use CYMK. Most colour problems stem from either poor translation between these colour models, limitations in one of the colour models (out of gamut colours), or poor colour separation. Also common is spot colour, in which b...
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    Colour

    Col'our noun See Color .
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    colour

    1. That aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be specified as to hue, lightness (brightness), and saturation. ... 2. That portion of the visible (370-760 nm) electromagnetic spectrum specified as to wavelength, luminosity, and purity. ... Origin: L. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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    Colour

    • (n.) See Color.
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    colour

    (from the article `meson`) ...prediction and subsequent discovery of the eta-meson (1962). Some years later the decay rate of the pi-meson into two photons was used to support ... ...called gluons, bind quarks to form protons and neutrons and also bind quarks to antiquarks to form mesons, the force itself being dubbed the ... ...forc...
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    colour

    the aspect of any object that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation. In physics, colour is associated specifically with ... [44 related articles]
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    colour

    a numerical value obtained by comparison of a liquid sample with a series of numbered colour standards with transmitted light under standardized conditions
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    colour

    a specification of a colour stimulus in terms of operationally defined values, such as three tristimulus values NOTE 1 - When the meaning is clear from the context the term colour can be used alone. NOTE 2 - In German, 'Farbe' is often used instead of 'Farbempfindung'. The use of 'Farbe' in the sense of 'Farbvalenz' should be avoided. It is only wh...
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    Colour

    Colour is the perception of a particular frequency or combination of frequencies of light energy. There are three primary colours, red, green and blue, which are perceptions of light energy with differing wavelengths. Ordinary white light is comprised of the whole spectrum of light travelling at different frequencies, and may be split by passing th...
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    colour

    (physics) Click images to enlargeIn physics, wavelength, or mixture of wavelengths, of light emitted or reflected from an object; in psychology, the subjective visual response to that combination of wavelengths. Visible white light consists of el...
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    colour

    (art) In art, one of the most powerful of the visual or formal art elements, and a property of light. Specifically, colour is the quality or wavelength of light emitted or reflected from an object. Colours may be produced by the use of pigment (paint or dye), by the choice of naturally coloure...
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    Colour

    Property of quarks associated with their binding with gluons.
    Found on http://hepwww.rl.ac.uk/public/phil/glossary.html

    colour

    Extra details in a story which help the reader or listener get a fuller picture of what has happened or what a person is like.
    Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html

    Colour

    [flag] A colour is a name for certain kinds of flags. ...
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    colour

    A measure of the saturation of a diamond. The diamond colour scale ia alphabetic, ranging from D (transparent or completely colourless) to Z (having a visible yellow tinge). Fancy, or deeply coloured diamonds are rated on a different scale, and are most commonly black, yellow, orange and brown. Other rarer colours include pink, purple, blue, red an...
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    colour

    The combination of bodycolour and overtone of a pearl. Colour is one of the factors considered when grading natural and cultured pearls
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    Colour

    As a wine ages, its color will change; red wines will fade toward brick orange and/or pink, and white wines become golden.
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    colour

    Extra details in a story which help the reader or listener get a fuller picture of what has happened or what a person is like.
    Found on http://www.thenewsmanual.net/Resources/glossary.html
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