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Engelsk tillægsord: colour

1. colour having or capable of producing colors


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningColor film.
He rented a color television.
Marvelous color illustrations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color


Overordnet emneområdephotography, picture taking


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)black and white, black-and-white


Engelsk navneord: colour

1. colour (om masse el. substans) any material used for its color


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe used a different color for the trim.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, coloring material, colouring material


Mindre specifikke termermaterial, stuff


Mere specifikke termerdye, dyestuff, hematochrome, indicator, mordant, paint, pigment, pigment, pigment, stain, tincture

2. colour (om gruppe) a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, people of color, people of colour


Mindre specifikke termerrace


Tilhører disse specifikke termerperson of color, person of colour

3. colour (om erkendelse) (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEach flavor of quarks comes in three colors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color


Mindre specifikke termerform, kind, sort, variety


Overordnet emneområdehigh energy physics, high-energy physics, particle physics

4. colour (om egenskab) interest and variety and intensity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Puritan Period was lacking in color.
The characters were delineated with exceptional vividness.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, vividness


Mindre specifikke termerinterest, interestingness


Kendetegnercolorful, colorless, colourful, colourless

5. colour (om egenskab) the timbre of a musical sound


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe recording fails to capture the true color of the original music.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, coloration, colouration


Mindre specifikke termerquality, timber, timbre, tone

6. colour (om egenskab) a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, coloring, colouring


Mindre specifikke termervisual property


Mere specifikke termerachromatic color, achromatic colour, chromatic color, chromatic colour, coloration, colouration, complexion, dithered color, dithered colour, heather, heather mixture, mottle, nonsolid color, nonsolid colour, primary color, primary colour, shade, skin color, skin colour, spectral color, spectral colour, tincture, tint, tone


Kendetegnercolored, colorful, coloured, uncolored, uncoloured


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)achromaticity, achromatism, colorlessness, colourlessness

7. colour (om egenskab) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity.
He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction.
The situation soon took on a different color.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, gloss, semblance


Mindre specifikke termerappearance, visual aspect


Mere specifikke termercamouflage, color of law, colour of law, disguise, face value, guise, pretence, pretense, pretext, simulacrum, verisimilitude

8. colour (om egenskab) the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color


Mindre specifikke termerappearance, visual aspect


Engelsk udsagnsord: colour

1. colour (om adfærd) modify or bias


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis political ideas color his lectures.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract upon, influence, work

2. colour (om tilvejebringelse) decorate with colors


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningColor the walls with paint in warm tones.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, emblazon


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeradorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament


Mere specifikke termerminiate

3. colour (om kommunikation) give a deceptive explanation or excuse for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningColor a lie.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, gloss


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerapologise, apologize, excuse, justify, rationalise, rationalize

4. colour (om kommunikation) affect as in thought or feeling


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy personal feelings color my judgment in this case.
The sadness tinged his life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, distort, tinge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeraffect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on

5. colour (om ændring) add color to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe child colored the drawings.
Fall colored the trees.
Colorize black and white film.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termeraurify, azure, blackwash, blotch, brown, embrown, empurple, gray, grey, handcolor, handcolour, hue, imbue, incarnadine, motley, mottle, parti-color, pigment, pinkify, polychrome, polychromise, polychromize, purple, purpurate, redden, retouch, silver, streak, tinct, tinge, tint, tone, touch, verdigris


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)discolor

6. colour (om ændring) change color, often in an undesired manner


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe shirts discolored.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)color, discolor, discolour


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerblack, blacken, blanch, blench, blue, blush, bronze, burn, crimson, dye, flush, gray, green, grey, melanise, melanize, nigrify, pale, purple, redden, redden, silver, sunburn, tan, tone, turn, white, whiten, yellow









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