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English noun: coloration

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


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


Synonymscolor, colour, colouration


Broader (hypernym)quality, timber, timbre, tone

2. coloration (attribute) appearance with regard to color


SamplesHer healthy coloration.


Synonymscolouration


Broader (hypernym)color, coloring, colour, colouring


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

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


Synonymscolouration


Broader (hypernym)choice, option, pick, selection









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