Definition of Colors

1. Noun. A flag that shows its nationality.

Exact synonyms: Colours
Specialized synonyms: Ensign
Generic synonyms: Flag
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



2. Noun. A distinguishing emblem. "His tie proclaimed his school colors"
Exact synonyms: Colours
Generic synonyms: Emblem
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Definition of Colors

1. Noun. (plurale tantum) The flag of a nation or team. ¹

2. Noun. (plurale tantum) Gang insignia. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of color) ¹

4. Noun. (context: plurale tantum military) The morning ceremony of raising the flag. ¹

5. Verb. (third-person singular of color) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colors

1. color [v] - See also: color

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colors

colorlessly
colorlessness
colorlessnesses
colorman
colormap
colormaps
colormen
colorogenic
colorology
coloron
colorous
colorphobia
colorpoint
colorpoints
colorpuncture
colors (current term)
colorspace
colorway
colorways
colorwise
colorwork
coloscope
coloscopes
coloscopic
coloscopies
coloscopy
colosigmoidostomy
colossal
colossal squid
colossal squids

Literary usage of Colors

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"This completes Katz' list of differences between film colors and surface colors. ... Surface colors not only conform to the surfaces of objects, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"IT is very well known that the coal-tar colors have come into general use for ... In fact they have almost completely superseded the vegetable colors, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"As the court said to the jury, the law was made for the future; and the term "aniline dyes and colors, by whatever name known," included articles which ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Since Ridgway's "A Nomenclature of colors for Naturalists" went out of print, there has been no convenient and rapid means of designating colors with ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"The colors and materials used by the calico - printers are many, ... The colors are divided as follows : mineral colors, the importance of which has largely ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The colors of certain flower- petals as matched with the spectrum Lines are as ... The scientific determination of simple colors is expressed by certain ..."

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