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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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Analysis of agouti signaling protein (ASIP) gene polymorphisms and association with coat color in Tibetan sheep (Ovis aries).
Although it has been reported that seasonal variations of coat color in a small South American rodent species are not influenced by the age of the individual (Camargo et al.
The results suggested that the coat color is not a characteristic capable alone to impose changes in maintaining heat balance of Santa Ines sheep enough to influence the growth performance of animals.
Furthermore, seed coat color is an important indicator of maturity and differences in seed color within a cultivar are associated with harvesting seeds at different developmental stage (Elias and Copeland, 2001; Atis et al.
In horses, SLC45A2 is known as the "cream gene," and mutations can result in a range of lighter horse coat colors, from the tanner palomino:
The first step in each finish is to paint the wall with the base coat color.
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.
are partial albinos, and the full coat color is expressed only on cooler body surfaces.
Single plants were selected for uniformity, flowering time, seed coat color, and seed size in 1994 from field plots.
Thus, as Searle (1968) indicates, the genetics of coat color and pattern formation in mammals is concerned with hereditary factors affecting the number, shape, arrangement and position of melanin pigment granules.
The genetic determinants of coat color in farm animals, including sheep, are critical for breed recognition and fiber production.
The genetic condition follicular dysplasia can cause hair loss and change of coat color in affected breeds, including Siberian Huskies.
Descriptive statistics for body dimensions were analyzed using the ANOVA and Student's T-Test that also determined the impact of sex, region, body coat color and age group on the response variables of WH, HR, BL, HGC, CD, CC and HL (Anonymous, 2011b).
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).
Seed color at ripening is light green, and seed coat color at maturity is light yellow.