Definition of Colour in

1. Verb. Add color to. "They colour in their hair "; "Colorize black and white film"




Definition of Colour in

1. Verb. To add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Colour In

colour TV
colour TV tube
colour aberration
colour agnosia
colour bar
colour bars
colour blind
colour charge
colour charges
colour code
colour codes
colour constancy
colour force
colour forces
colour in (current term)
colour line
colour match
colour of law
colour perception
colour radical
colour retention agent
colour scheme
colour schemes
colour scotoma
colour sense
colour sergeant
colour sergeants
colour solid
colour spectrum

Literary usage of Colour in

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

1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1883)
"First of aU there is absolute blindness to colour in primitive man ; next the eye distinguishes between red and black ; thereafter colour and light part ..."

2. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1885)
"Red is the colour in an overwhelming majority of the Gallican rites : Lyons ... Green was the colour in the Paris sequence of 1685, but white in the earlier ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen, Samuel Williston (1895)
"... and to this the books refer, when colour is mentioned per se, without the distinction between express and implied. Colour, in this sense, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1856)
"The following paper was read :— " Note on an indication of depth of Primaeval Seas, afforded by the remains of colour in Fossil Testacea. ..."

5. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"HARMONY OF colour in THE ARTS OF SIGHT. Production of the Colours of the Spectrum—Effect of Light upon Colours— Definition of Terms—Complementary Colours—As ..."

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