Definition of Coloring

1. Noun. A digestible substance used to give color to food. "Food color made from vegetable dyes"

Exact synonyms: Colouring, Food Color, Food Coloring, Food Colour, Food Colouring
Generic synonyms: Food Product, Foodstuff
Derivative terms: Color, Colour



2. Noun. 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. Noun. The act or process of changing the color of something.
Exact synonyms: Colouring
Generic synonyms: Change Of Color
Specialized synonyms: Tinting, Hair Coloring, Dyeing
Derivative terms: Color, Colour

Definition of Coloring

1. n. The act of applying color to; also, that which produces color.

Definition of Coloring

1. Verb. (present participle of color) ¹

2. Noun. An act or process which applies color. ¹

3. Noun. The appearance as to color. ¹

4. Noun. A disguise or discoloration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coloring

1. appearance in regard to color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coloring

colorful
colorfully
colorfulness
colorfulnesses
colorific
colorimeter
colorimeters
colorimetric
colorimetric analysis
colorimetrical
colorimetrically
colorimetries
colorimetrist
colorimetrists
colorimetry
coloring (current term)
coloring book
coloring books
coloring material
colorings
colorisation
colorise
colorism
colorisms
colorist
coloristic
coloristical
coloristically
colorists
colorization

Literary usage of Coloring

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"A method for the detection of caramel in spirits and vinegar, based upon the selecti\re absorption of caramel coloring- matter by fullers' earth, ..."

2. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1882)
"CHAPTER V. coloring MATTERS. SOME of the animal tissues and fluids arc distinguished, in addition to their other features, by characteristic colors, ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"coloring MATTER OF FLOWERS. This question has been studied by several chemists, and still is, beyond doubt, one of the most obscure subjects in vegetable ..."

4. Official Methods of Analysis by Society of Leather Trades' Chemists (1920)
"X. coloring MATTERS IN FOODS.—TENTATIVE. (An italicized number, following immediately the name of a dye, is the number by which that dye is designated in "A ..."

5. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1881)
"The various shades produced by coloring matters may be classed in one or other of ... The substances used to fix the coloring matters are called mordants, ..."

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