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Meaning of COLORING

Pronunciation:  'kuluring

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act or process of changing the color of something
  2. [n]  a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
  3. [n]  a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food color made from vegetable dyes"

COLORING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: color, colour, colouring, colouring, colouring, food color, food coloring, food colour, food colouring
 Antonyms: achromatism, colorlessness, colourlessness
 See Also: achromatic color, achromatic colour, change of color, chromatic color, chromatic colour, coloration, colouration, complexion, dithered color, dithered colour, dyeing, food product, foodstuff, hair coloring, heather, heather mixture, nonsolid color, nonsolid colour, shade, skin color, skin colour, spectral color, spectral colour, tincture, tint, tinting, tone, visual property



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Col"or*ing\, n.
1. The act of applying color to; also, that which produces

2. Change of appearance as by addition of color; appearance;
   show; disguise; misrepresentation.

         Tell the whole story without coloring or gloss.

{Dead coloring}. See under {Dead}.

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