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Definition 1: choice and use of colors (as by an artist) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for coloration in the sense of this definition

(coloration is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

"your choice of colors was unfortunate" "you can take your pick"

Definition 2: appearance with regard to color - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coloration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her healthy coloration

Synonyms for coloration in the sense of this definition

(coloration is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of coloration ) coloring of the hair

"her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold"

(... is a kind of coloration ) coloration of living tissues by pigment

(... is a kind of coloration ) absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair

(... is a kind of coloration ) coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators

Definition 3: the timbre of a musical sound - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coloration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music

Synonyms for coloration in the sense of this definition

(coloration is a kind of ...) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

"the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely" "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"

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