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Synonyms for color

the property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size

something that imparts color

skin tone, especially of the face

a fresh rosy complexion

to impart color to

to immerse in a coloring solution


to become red in the face

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

Synonyms for color

interest and variety and intensity

the timbre of a musical sound

a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

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


affect as in thought or feeling

modify or bias


give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

having or capable of producing colors

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In 1900, the painter Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) barred the President of France from entering the Impressionist gallery at the Universal Exhibition, declaring: "Arretez, Monsieur le President, c'est ici le deshonneur de la France." (1) Though characteristic of the conservative French Academy, Gerome's scorn of the Impressionists' casual brushwork, broken color patches, and popular subjects was not shared by everyone.
Unlike other art forms, colonial silversmithing was entirely dominated by the Spanish who passed laws stating clearly that no one of "broken color" could practice this craft.
"Large shapes of broken color are built up with minimal detail, vibrant color and playful brush strokes," Mathews says.
It is proposed to test this theory by performing crock meter tests and evaluating the results in the normal gray scale comparisons, but also through optical microscopy, where the goal is to evaluate the colored fibers for fractured fibers and the target cotton patch on the crock meter for the presence of broken colored fibers.