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Meaning of COLORATION

Pronunciation:  `kulu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  choice and use of colors (as by an artist)
  2. [n]  appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
  3. [n]  the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
 

COLORATION is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: colouration, colouration
 
 See Also: choice, color, coloring, colour, colouring, depigmentation, hair coloring, option, pick, pigmentation, protective coloration, quality, selection, timber, timbre, tone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col`or*a"tion\, n.
The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored.
--Bacon.

      The females . . . resemble each other in their general
      type of coloration.                      --Darwin.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: achromatism, allegory, allusion, arcane meaning, assumption, cast, chromatism, chromism, color, color balance, color harmony, color printing, color scheme, coloring, complexion, connotation, decorator color, dyeing, emblazonry, hint, hue, illumination, implication, implied meaning, import, inference, innuendo, intimation, ironic suggestion, key, lithography, meaning, metaphorical sense, natural color, nuance, occult meaning, overtone, pallor, pigmentation, presumption, presupposition, shade, skin color, staining, subsense, subsidiary sense, suggestion, supposition, symbolism, tinct, tinction, tincture, tinge, tinging, tint, tinting, tone, touch, undercolor, undercurrent, undermeaning, undertone
 

 

 

 

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