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Pronunciation:  `kulu'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Col`or*a"tion\, n.
The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored.

      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