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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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The non-synonymous mutations (missense and nonsense) of MC1R gene directly affect gain or loss of function that determine the dominant or partially dominent black/dark and recessive or partially recessive red/yellow or white coat color phenotypes, respectively.
The coat color of A budini specimens varies with sex in a pattern of change that can be quantitatively characterized.
It was concluded that seeds in the BL category showed fast germination, high emergence percentage and high seedling establishment, and the science behind this is that seed coat color determines seed composition, which further affects seed germination and seedling growth.
First they sequenced a small piece 6 about five percent -- of the genomes of 16 tigers (seven white tigers and nine orange tigers) spread across two generations to focus on a region of genes known to be associated with white coat color. Then, the researchers looked at the whole genomes of the three parent tigers (two white tigers and one orange tiger), to see where the differed from their white offspring.
During the long-term selective breeding, it has resulted in diverse coat color phenotypes in Chinese indigenous breeds, including black, white, and brown pigment types.
Overall, the coat color of the Red Squirrel appeared faded or "washed out" (Fig.
In this study the distributions of body coat color of the sampled Tazi, as percentages, for black was 35.2%, dun 25.4%, brown 12.3%, tan 10.7%, white 8.2% and pied 8.2% respectively.
We're crossing fingers and rubbing rabbit's feet that more people will look past coat color when adopting cats and other animals.
Mark Johnston, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Genetics, added: "Coat color and markings of animals are obvious traits that have long attracted the interest of geneticists and this study in cats may ultimately help us better understand the genetics behind hair and skin color in other mammals.
While more than 99% of New York black bears exhibit a black coat color, some bears are occasionally seen with color variations ranging from brown to cinnamon to blonde.
Black wolves received a gene for coat color from domesticated dogs through interspecies mating, researchers report online February 5 in Science.
The first step in each finish is to paint the wall with the base coat color. For this you'll need typical painting supplies like a stepladder, drop cloth, paintbrush and roller.
For most alleles of horse coat colors, one cannot tell by looking at an animal whether it is homozygous at each coat color gene, so zygosity information is not critical for purposes of identification.
The researchers assessed offspring coat color and body weight, traits that can vary with methylation (a mechanism in which methyl groups attach to DNA where cytosine bases occur consecutively).