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  • v. To add colors to a black-and-white drawing, using colored drawing equipment.

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  • v. add color to


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  • While still an undergraduate psychology major at Allegheny College, McClearn became curious about genetic differences such as coat color in laboratory animals, and decided to take a course in genetics.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Amid the palm fronds and the blue and gray swirls of color in the marble columns were the slot and racehorse machines, ringing with light, their dull pewterlike coin trays offering silent promise to the glad at heart.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Intellectually, the newspaper industry is now controlled by guys like Mario Garcia, the consultant who redesigned The Wall Street Journal when it went to full color in April of 2002.

    Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture

  • The occasional black of a windswept cliff was the only color in an otherwise sheet-white topography.

    Riding Rockets

  • Exploring the importance of color in marketing, KLM devoted the March 1998 issue of Holland Herald, its in-flight magazine, to the color blue.

    Experiential Marketing

  • She was a woman in her early forties with very short blond hair and a rather delicately boned face and figure, which was well covered up with a calf-length full cotton skirt and a matching cotton knit sweater—a long-sleeved, thighlength turtleneck—all in a flattering rust color that brought out the high color in her complexion.


  • The image I have is that of a violently angry person, with eyes bulging and a deep reddish color in the face—such a deep color that it suggests bluishness.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Mrs. Dranka had allowed me to color in the drawings that went with the numbers that earned me gold stars.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • The hills would be a soft golden color in the summer, Grand-père Alphonse told us.


  • His command of color in tone-painting and power of dramatic suggestion have rarely been equaled, and never surpassed.

    The Great Italian and French Composers


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