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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.


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)


Broader (hypernym)choice, option, pick, selection

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