Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pigment, dye etc added to something to change its colour or hue

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Most of the better ones list the percentage of cacao on the label ... and are likely to taste better than those bars where a small amount of chocolate is used basically as a colourant.

    How to make perfect hot chocolate

  • And just £4 will buy Jessica Biel a packet of discount shop-bought hair colourant that will turn her hideously ginger for three months.

    Jessica Biel Is Wonder Woman, To Some Extent

  • So why not try Naturtint, a GMP good manufacturing practices approved permanent hair colourant that is suitable for frequent hair dyers and the chemical-conscious alike, as is it does not contain ammonia, resorcinol or parabens.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Reflex is a semi-permenant hair colourant that is perfect for subtle experimenting as it lasts up to four weeks and is free from ammonia, resorcinol, peroxide and P-phenylenediamine PPD.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • "This brings to 15 the total number of products found to contain the Sudan Red colourant since reports of the discovery of low levels of the Sudan Red in selected foodstuff in Britain were reported almost two months ago," Mabotha said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dosage and mixing of sand, cement, colourant and fibres.

    Chapter 12

  • The cotton and linen fibres, the chemical colourant, the introduction of the red and blue polymer threads.

    Killing Floor

  • It's got a very clever chemical colourant in it, to give it a unique cream tint.

    Killing Floor

  • "We bought a lot of the stuff and had it tested by Armscor, but it turned out that people put red colourant in small bottles and then filled them with mercury," he testified.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Some non ruminants, however, are able to tolerate it, at least at low levels of intake, since it has been successfully used in Venezuela as a replacement for Medicago sativa (lucerne, alfalfa), as a yolk colourant in maize based diets for laying hens (Ford, 1987).

    Chapter 3

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.