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Noun
Plural for the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light
“Three sensors are considered adequate because they are roughly equivalent to the way the human eye perceives colour using its three different types of cone receptor in the retina.”
Noun
Plural for a substance used to give something a particular colour
“Henna, the most widely used hair colour is one of the best conditioners too.”
Noun
Plural for rosiness or redness of the face as an indication of health or of embarrassment, anger, etc
“She held his gaze, despite the colour that was flooding her cheeks.”
Noun
Plural for pigmentation of the skin, especially as an indication of someone's race
“Schooling should be based on ability, not colour or race.”
Noun
Plural for features that lend a particularly interesting quality to something
“A cascade of novels and films featuring the colour and spice of the country has made its way onto bookshelves and into movie houses.”
Noun
Plural for a badge, cap, or other item in the distinctive colours of a particular school, awarded to a pupil selected to represent the school in a sport
“Lynn runs in the colours of the Oxford City club.”
Noun
Plural for the flag of a country, or of a regiment or ship
“Flags and Slovenian colours are sweeping the town, and shop windows are being painted.”
Noun
Plural for semblance or pretext
“Woods were unjustifiably disafforested under colour of the Statute of 1327.”
Noun
(usually used in plural form "colours") Plural for an aspect or characteristic of someone or something
“And I see your true colours shining through.”
Verb
To influence or distort
“I don't mention it often, because I don't want it to colour the way people read everything I write, or change the way that people talk to me, which it often can.”
Verb
Misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
“Witnesses might colour evidence to make a story saleable.”
Verb
To become red in the face, esp. when embarrassed or annoyed
“Michelle coloured slightly and turned back to her book.”
Verb
“And as it was a non-uniform day, many took the opportunity to colour their hair in shades of green and red.”
Noun
A piece of cloth or similar material, typically oblong or square, attachable by one edge to a pole or rope and used as the symbol or emblem of a country or institution or as a decoration during public festivities
Noun
A flag or standard, especially a military or naval one indicating nationality
Noun
A flag on a pole used as the standard of a monarch, knight, or army
Noun
The clothing used for an activity such as a sport
Noun
A medal or award conferred as an honour
Noun
The distinctive clothing worn by members of the same organization or body or by children attending certain schools
Noun
A stamped metal disc used as a personal ornament, a charm, or a religious object
Noun
A patch or other object that indicates a person's official or military rank, or membership in a group or organization
Noun
Flag, banner
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