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What is the noun for colourfulness?

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  1. (uncountable) The spectral composition of visible light
  2. (countable) A particular set of visible spectral compositions, perceived or named as a class.
  3. (uncountable) Hue as opposed to achromatic colors (black, white and grays).
  4. (uncountable) Human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity.
  5. (figuratively) Interest, especially in a selective area.
  6. (heraldry) Any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms, including azure, gules, sable, and vert. Contrast with metal.
  7. (plural) A standard or banner.
  8. The system of color television.
  9. (plural) The flag of a nation or team.
  10. (plural) Gang insignia.
  11. (plural) An award for sporting achievement, particularly within a school or university.
  12. (plural) The morning ceremony of raising the flag.
  13. In corporate finance, details on sales, profit margins, or other financial figures, especially while reviewing quarterly results when an officer of a company is speaking to investment analysts.
  14. (physics) A property of quarks, with three values called red, green, and blue, which they can exchange by passing gluons.
  15. (typography) The relative lightness or darkness of a mass of written or printed text on a page.
  16. (snooker) Any of the colored balls excluding the reds.
  17. A front or facade: an ostensible truth actually false.
  18. An appearance of right or authority.
  19. (medicine) Skin color noted as: normal, jaundiced, cyanotic, flush, mottled, pale, or ashen as part of the skin signs assessment.
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  21. Examples:
    1. “Her skin was the color of the nimbus clouds on a calm summer afternoon.”
      “This brand is a widely used hair color and is also one of the best conditioners too.”
      “What was popular now was a bronze skin color.”
  1. The act or art of coloring.
  2. The quality of being colored.
  3. (music) A notational devise for indicating hemiola through either use of red ink (in mensural black notation) or black noteheads (in mensural white notation); or
  4. (music) Ornamental division (also called passaggi, glosas, diminutions. etc.) employing rapid "black notes".
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  6. Examples:
    1. “Pyrazines are extremely volatile compounds and occur alongside warning coloration in insects from widely differing taxonomic groups.”
      “In hardwoods especially, the heartwood coloration is preferred and the sometimes lighter sapwood may be considered a defect and discarded.”
      “The identically shaped sculptures each sport distinctive coloration, as well as striped or polka-dotted underpants.”
  1. An act or process which applies color.
  2. The appearance as to color.
  3. A disguise or discoloration.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Her flawless complexion and radiant coloring were the envy of everyone in the room.”
      “I bought a new coloring to dye my hair a vibrant shade of purple.”
      “His retelling of the incident was full of coloring, making it difficult to discern the actual truth.”
  1. Prejudice or bias against persons on the basis of their skin color or complexion, often among persons of the same racial identification.
  2. A style of painting characterised by the use of intense color.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Paradise builds on West's critique, exploring colorism, elitism, and patriarchy as structures that compose the black bourgeois ideal.”
      “Intracommunity differences, such as colorism and class elitism, can be overcome.”
      “The various stories thematize issues of colorism, marital betrayal, family strife, and poverty.”
  1. One who colours; an artist with a talent for colouring
  2. A hairdresser who is a specialist in colouring and tinting hair.
  3. Examples:
    1. “Over the years he has been described as an abstract expressionist, a surrealist and a colourist, but he is not quite any of these things.”
      “When we first arrived here I was bemoaning the fact that I had left my marvelous hair colourist in London.”
      “Nine prints and monochromatic paintings by the Italian colourist were sold at last weekend's private preview.”
  1. One who colors; an artist with a talent for coloring.
  2. A hairdresser who is a specialist in colouring and tinting hair.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The theme of Delacroix as the systematic and mathematically harmonic colorist had first been sounded in his 1863 obituary.”
      “Miller shares top billing with the colorist, Lynn Varley, who mixes digitized effects with traditional coloring in clever ways.”
      “If you highlight your hair, consider asking your colorist to include or enhance touches of gold that blend with your hair and skin.”
  1. The state or condition of being colorable.
  2. (chemistry) The ability of a colorless photochromic material to develop color.
  3. Examples:
    1. “The internationally certified artificial turf system offers colorability, enabling customized aesthetics and design for the playing surface.”
      “They boast three-fold greater ductility plus better colorability due to less yellowness.”
      “The colorability of Celstran LFT has enabled the desk components to match ancillaries such as a hook for hanging school bags.”
  1. The state of being colorful.
  2. The perceived intensity of a specific color.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Their colorfulness, intelligence, and entertaining qualities make toucans one of the most amusing species of birds to own.”
      “The works in their colorfulness are intense, sometimes even frantic but in all their abstractions also harmonious and balanced.”
      “The impulse to compose came principally from the atmospheric density and colorfulness of the poems.”
  1. The scientific study of colour
  2. chromotherapy
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Color therapy, which is also called chromotherapy or colorology, is an alternative treatment that involves therapeutic uses of color.”
  1. (offensive) A colored person.
  2. (laundry) A colored article of clothing.
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  1. (art) The scheme of two or more colors in which a design is available. It is often used to describe variegated or ombre (shades of one color) print yarns, fabric, or thread. It can also be applied to apparel, to wallpaper and other interior design motifs, and to specifications for printed materials such as magazines or newspapers.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “I recently purchased a new pair of sneakers in a vibrant colorway, featuring a combination of bold blues and vibrant yellows.”
      “Subsequent runs of that same design and colorway may be slightly different.”
      “Certainly no particularly thrilling colorway on a pair of Nike Dunks ever lured me onto a basketball court.”
  1. An electronic process that adds color to black and white movies.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Just a few years ago, all the screaming was about colorization and how it was destroying the work of film masters.”
      “Here again there is a parallel with colorization, which was touted as the only way to get people to watch certain old movies and TV shows.”
      “But if the folks who take cinema seriously were so willing to agitate against colorization, where are they now?”
  1. (physics) A massive gauge boson that is a color-octet resonance
  1. (computer graphics) A lookup table specifying the colors to be used in rendering a palettized image.
  1. (obsolete) A substance used in gilding to brighten the finish of the gilded object.
  1. A pigment, dye etc added to something to change its colour or hue
  2. Examples:
    1. “Sudan 1's dark red properties make it an ideal colourant for petrol, oils, waxes and shoe polish.”
      “The turquoise colour of British faience results from using a copper-based colourant for the glaze.”
      “Ammonia in hair dye softens the hair shaft to allow the colourant to penetrate and adhere to it.”
  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of colorizer.
  1. A device or system which colorizes black and white films.
  1. American standard spelling of colourlessness.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The writing is understated to the point of colorlessness, evoking little passion or humor.”
      “A few years later, the Goncourt brothers saw in the colorlessness of black-and-white photography a metaphor for the dreariness of their age.”
      “On the other hand, hydrogen has the characteristics of colorlessness, odorlessness, inflammableness and the large flame propagation velocity.”
  1. Alternative spelling of colorfastness
  1. The state or quality of being colourable.
  1. British spelling standard spelling of colored.
  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of colorability
  1. Alternative spelling of colorization
  1. Alternative spelling of colorization
  1. Knitting involving multiple colors.
  1. The characteristic of being colorfast.
  2. Examples:
    1. “These features include degrees of strength or durability, scrubbability, washability, stain resistance, abrasion resistance, and colorfastness.”
  1. Alternative form of colorfulness
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  3. Examples:
    1. “During my journey into work this morning I was almost blinded by the relative colourfulness and brightness of London.”
      “They wanted to reinvigorate painting with the colourfulness, naturalism, and truthfulness of the early Italian painters.”
      “Their presence and their industry have done a lot for Bedford, and add to the colourfulness of this cosmopolitan town.”
  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of coloration
  2. Examples:
    1. “The Sergeant Baker can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched colouration and its behaviour.”
      “In battle men may blacken their skin similar to the cassowary's colouration.”
      “Some houseplant leaves look wonderful for this as they are glossy or have exotic markings or colouration.”
  1. Alternative spelling of colourant
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Considered a natural colorant as the seeds of this plant contain natural pigments bixin and norbixin.”
      “Then and now, as each new colorant appears, it ranges from rapid embracement to disdainfulness.”
      “Its blue colorant is chemically identical to indigo made from plants of the genus Indigofera, cultivated in Asia.”
  1. Alternative spelling of colorwork
  1. Alternative form of colorology
  1. Alternative spelling of colorway
  2. Examples:
    1. “Monochrome is always a classic choice so work the colourway with a lightweight knit.”
      “Once the customer has decided on the colourway, Chameleon makes up a printed sample to show to the customer before going ahead with the printing.”
      “The childrenswear sections are packed with mini-me styles, from the season's cool new grey colourway to animal magic prints.”
  1. (Britain, Canada) Alternative spelling of coloring
  1. Alternative form of colorizer
  1. Dated form of coloration.
  1. Alternative form of colorism
  2. Examples:
    1. “This article looks at the roots of colourism and how it has impacted the interaction of dark-skinned women with light-skinned women.”
      “Dark Girls, a 2011 documentary by American film-makers Bill Duke and D Channsin Berry, sought to rip the lid off colourism.”
      “If colourism is what allowed black folk to hold on to their dignity, Bride was never going to be allowed any.”
  1. Alternative form of colorer
  1. Rare form of colormap.
  1. (British spelling) Alternative form of color
  1. plural of colorification
  1. plural of colourisation
  1. plural of colourization
  1. plural of colorfastness
  1. plural of colorization
  1. plural of colouration
  1. plural of colouriser
  1. plural of colourizer
  1. plural of colourist
  2. Examples:
    1. “That was the period when hairdressers began specialising as cutters or colourists.”
      “But he drew greater inspiration from studying the old masters in the Louvre, in particular such colourists as Rubens and Veronese.”
      “She too was a pupil of Matisse and is regarded as one of the finest colourists among Swedish artists of her generation.”
  1. plural of colourway
  1. plural of colorizer
  1. plural of colourism
  1. plural of colourmap
  1. plural of colormap
  1. plural of colourer
  1. plural of coloron
  1. plural of colored
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  3. Examples:
    1. “But radical coloreds, no — like that Farrakhan, or that senator from New York, Rangel.”
      “Or in coloreds, brindle is preferred, but black, red, fawn and tricolor are acceptable.”
      “Whites... coloreds... my God, it's apartheid.”
  1. plural of colour
  1. plural of color
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Young, a Washington Redskins fan, couldn't stomach the idea of wearing the colors of the Skins' hated rivals, the Cowboys.”
  1. (archaic) plural of color
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