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.
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.
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.
Mercury telluride, an iron-black metallic mineral, found in Colorado.
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
According to the principles of, or with reference to, mineralogy.
Capable of communicating color or tint to other bodies.
An instrument for measuring the depth of the color of anything, especially of a liquid, by comparison with a standard liquid.
Affected with color blindness. See Color blindness, under Color, n.
A subdivision of the cretaceous formation of western North America, especially developed in Colorado and the upper Missouri region.
To study mineralogy by collecting and examining minerals. Miss Edgeworth.
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
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
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