red, green, etc.
the appearance that things have that results from the way in which they reflect light. Red, orange and green are colours .
What's your favourite colour?
鲜艳的 / 深 / 浅颜色
available in 12 different colours
the colour of the sky
Her hair is a reddish-brown colour.
to add/give/lend colour to sth (= make it brighter, more interesting, etc.)
Foods which go through a factory process lose much of their colour, flavour and texture.
The garden was a mass of colour.
usually before another noun
the use of all the colours, not only black and white
a colour TV
彩色摄影 / 印刷
a full-colour brochure
Do you dream in colour ?
a red or pink colour in sb's face, especially when it shows that they look healthy or that they are embarrassed
The fresh air brought colour to their cheeks.
Colour flooded her face when she thought of what had happened.
His face was drained of colour (= he looked pale and ill) .
the colour of a person's skin, when it shows the race they belong to
discrimination on the grounds of race, colour or religion
有色人种的人 / 男子 / 女子
a person/man/woman of colour (= who is not white)
a substance that is used to give colour to sth
a semi-permanent hair colour that lasts six to eight washes
interesting and exciting details or qualities
The old town is full of colour and attractions.
Her acting added warmth and colour to the production.
of team/country, etc.
the particular colours that are used on clothes, flags, etc. to represent a team, school, political party or country
Red and white are the team colours.
Spain's national colours
There are people of different political colours on the committee.
a flag, badge , etc. that represents a team, country, ship, etc.
Most buildings had a flagpole with the national colours flying.
sailing under the French colours
to make sure that sb has enough money to pay for sth
very well; with a very high mark/grade
She passed the exam with flying colours.
In the past, a ship returned to port after a victory in battle decorated with flags (= colours).
to make sth seem true or probable
Most of the available evidence lends colour to this view.
to say publicly and firmly what you believe or who you support
your real character, rather than the one that you usually allow other people to see
put colour on sth
to put colour on sth using paint, coloured pencils, etc.
The children love to draw and colour.
a colouring book (= with pictures that you can add colour to)
How long have you been colouring (= dyeing ) your hair?
He drew a monster and coloured it green.
of a person or their face
to become red with embarrassment
She coloured at his remarks.
to affect sth, especially in a negative way
This incident coloured her whole life.
Don't let your judgement be coloured by personal feelings.
to put colour inside a particular area, shape, etc. using coloured pencils, crayons , etc.
I'll draw a tree and you can colour it in.
All these words describe the appearance of things, resulting from the way in which they reflect light.
the appearance that things have, resulting from the way in which they reflect light. Red, green and blue are colours.
What's your favourite colour?
鲜艳的 / 深 / 浅颜色
a particular form of a colour, especially when describing how light or dark it is. Sky blue is a shade of blue.
a particular shade of a colour
a carpet in warm tones of brown and orange
shade or tone?
Tone is often used in the plural to refer to small differences in the quality of a colour. You can say
shades of brown
( literary or technical ) a colour or a particular shade of a colour
His face took on an unhealthy, whitish hue.
colour or hue?
Colour is more general and far more frequent in everyday language.
a shade or small amount of a particular colour; a faint colour covering a surface
leaves with red and gold autumn tints
a small amount of a colour
There was a pink tinge to the sky.
tint or tinge?
These two words are very similar when describing a small amount of a colour. You can say
a tinge of red
Tint is often used in the plural, but tinge is almost always singular.
the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
- he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity
- he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction
- the situation soon took on a different color
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
the timbre of a musical sound
- the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music
interest and variety and intensity
- the Puritan Period was lacking in color
- the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
- each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
近义词: color,people of color,people of colour
any material used for its color
- she used a different color for the trim
近义词: coloring material,colouring material,color
change color, often in an undesired manner
- The shirts discolored
add color to
- The child colored the drawings
- Fall colored the trees
- colorize black and white film
近义词: color,colorize,colorise,colourise,colourize,color in,colour in
affect as in thought or feeling
- My personal feelings color my judgment in this case
- The sadness tinged his life
give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
- color a lie
decorate with colors
- color the walls with paint in warm tones
modify or bias
- His political ideas color his lectures
having or capable of producing colors
- color film
- he rented a color television
- marvelous color illustrations