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Entry Word: color
Function: noun
Text: 1 a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished <a shirt that is available in every color of the rainbow>
Synonyms cast, hue, shade, tinge, tint, tone
Related Words complementary color, primary color, secondary color; brightness, saturation, value; coloration, coloring
2 a substance used to color other materials <added some red color to the base paint> -- see PIGMENT
3 the hue or appearance of the skin and especially of the face <good color in her cheeks> -- see COMPLEXION 1
4 colors plural
a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling <flew their country's colors atop the highest mast on the ship> -- see FLAG 1