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English noun: colouration

1. colouration (attribute) the timbre of a musical sound


SamplesThe recording fails to capture the true color of the original music.


Synonymscolor, coloration, colour


Broader (hypernym)quality, timber, timbre, tone

2. colouration (attribute) appearance with regard to color


SamplesHer healthy coloration.


Synonymscoloration


Broader (hypernym)color, coloring, colour, colouring


Narrower (hyponym)depigmentation, hair coloring, pigmentation, protective coloration

3. colouration (act) choice and use of colors (as by an artist)


Synonymscoloration


Broader (hypernym)choice, option, pick, selection









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