Definition of Colouring

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

Exact synonyms: Coloring, 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: Coloring
Generic synonyms: Change Of Color
Specialized synonyms: Tinting, Hair Coloring, Dyeing
Derivative terms: Color, Colour

Definition of Colouring

1. Noun. (British Canada) (alternative spelling of coloring) ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of colour) ¹

3. Verb. (British Canada) (alternative spelling of coloring) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colouring

1. colour [v] - See also: colour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colouring

coloureth
colourfast
colourfastness
colourful
colourfull
colourfully
colourfulness
colourific
colourimeter
colourimeters
colourimetric
colourimetric caries susceptibility test
colourimetric test
colourimetric titration
colourimetry
colouring (current term)
colouring book
colouring material
colourings
colourisation
colourise
colourised
colouriser
colourisers
colourises
colourising
colourist
colouristic
colouristical
colouristically

Literary usage of Colouring

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"The Xanthophyll Group of Yellow colouring Matters." By CA SCHUNCK. ... The group under consideration comprises those colouring matters occurring in flowers, ..."

2. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"colouring-Matters.1 § 399. Bed wines are frequently more valuable than white ... The three colouring- matters first mentioned approximate very closely to ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1848)
"On colouring Matters. By Dr. SCHUNCK. AT the meeting of the British Association at Southampton I gave a short account of my experiments on the colouring ..."

4. The Analyst (1877)
"Group a colouring matters that penetrate but slowly into the jelly. ... By an addition of 10 per cent, of colouring matter, I understand that -¡-'^ of the ..."

5. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1887)
"To prepare the phenol colouring-matter, 5 grms. of phenol are mixed with an equal volume of sulphuric acid and 20 cc. of the reagent gradually ..."

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