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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a method of making movies in color in which films sensitive to different primary colors are exposed simultaneously and are later superimposed to produce the full-color print. This trademark often occurs in lowercase and in figurative contexts in print: "Trees in autumnal technicolor of crimson and gold turned suddenly white after a storm” ( Washington Post).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A colour process for motion pictures, developed and used in the twentieth century and known for its hyper-realistic, saturated levels of colour.
  • adj. Using the Technicolor process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the name of one process used for color cinematography; -- also used attributively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a trademarked method of making color motion pictures

Etymologies

A trademark, perhaps from technique or technical and color. (Wiktionary)

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