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Word Meanings - CHATOYMENT - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Changeableness of color, as in a mineral; play of colors. Cleaceland.

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  • COLORMAN
    A vender of paints, etc. Simmonds.
  • MINERALIZATION
    The conversion of a cell wall into a material of a stony nature. (more info) 1. The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant.
  • COLORATE
    Colored. Ray.
  • COLORIMETRY
    The quantitative determination of the depth of color of a substance. 2. A method of quantitative chemical analysis based upon the comparison of the depth of color of a solution with that of a standard liquid.
  • COLORADO BEETLE
    A yellowish beetle , with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes. It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; -- called also potato beetle and potato bug. See Potato beetle.
  • COLORADOITE
    Mercury telluride, an iron-black metallic mineral, found in Colorado.
  • COLOR
    An apparent right; as where the defendant in trespass gave to the plaintiff an appearance of title, by stating his title specially, thus removing the cause from the jury to the court. Blackstone. Note: Color is express when it is asverred in the
  • MINERALOGICALLY
    According to the principles of, or with reference to, mineralogy.
  • COLORIFIC
    Capable of communicating color or tint to other bodies.
  • COLORIMETER
    An instrument for measuring the depth of the color of anything, especially of a liquid, by comparison with a standard liquid.
  • COLOR SERGEANT
    See SERGEANT
  • COLORATION
    The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored. Bacon. The females . . . resemble each other in their general type of coloration. Darwin.
  • COLORATURE
    Vocal music colored, as it were, by florid ornaments, runs, or rapid passages.
  • MINERALOGY
    1. The science which treats of minerals, and teaches how to describe, distinguish, and classify them. 2. A treatise or book on this science.
  • COLORIST
    One who colors; an artist who excels in the use of colors; one to whom coloring is of prime importance. Titian, Paul Veronese, Van Dyck, and the rest of the good colorists. Dryden.
  • MINERALIST
    One versed in minerals; mineralogist.
  • COLOR-BLIND
    Affected with color blindness. See Color blindness, under Color, n.
  • COLORADO GROUP
    A subdivision of the cretaceous formation of western North America, especially developed in Colorado and the upper Missouri region.
  • MINERALOGIZE
    To study mineralogy by collecting and examining minerals. Miss Edgeworth.
  • COLORING
    1. The act of applying color to; also, that which produces color. 2. Change of appearance as by addition of color; appearance; show; disguise; misrepresentation. Tell the whole story without coloring or gloss. Compton Reade. Dead coloring. See
  • CONCOLOR
    Of the same color; of uniform color. "Concolor animals." Sir T. Browne.
  • ISABELLA; ISABELLA COLOR
    A brownish yellow color. (more info) Spanish princess Isabella, daughter of king Philip II., in allusion to the color assumed by her shift, which she wore without change from
  • AETHIOPS MINERAL
    See MINERAL
  • TRICOLOR
    1. The national French banner, of three colors, blue, white, and red, adopted at the first revolution. 2. Hence, any three-colored flag.
  • WATER-COLORIST
    One who paints in water colors.
  • DECOLOR
    To deprive of color; to bleach.
  • PARTY-COLORED; PARTI-COLORED
    Colored with different tints; variegated; as, a party-colored flower. "Parti-colored lambs." Shak.
  • FAWN-COLORED
    Of the color of a fawn; light yellowish brown.
  • DECOLORATION
    The removal or absence of color. Ferrand.
  • TROUT-COLORED
    White, with spots of black, bay, or sorrel; as, a trout-colored horse.
  • TRICOLORED
    Having three colors.
  • ENCOLOR
    To color.
  • DISCOLOR
    1. To alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water. 2. To alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a false hue upon. To
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