(n) the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
(n) an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he 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"
(n) a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
(n) the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
(n) interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"
(n) (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors
(n) a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
(n) any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
(v) change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
(v) add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
(v) affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
(v) gloss or excuse; "color a lie"
(v) decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
(v) modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
(a) having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"