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Noun: coloration  ,kú-lu'rey-shun
  1. The timbre of a musical sound
    "the recording fails to capture the true coloration of the original music";
    - color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colouration [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Appearance with regard to colour
    "her healthy coloration";
    - colouration [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Choice and use of colours (as by an artist)
    - colouration [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: colorations

Type of: choice, color [US], coloring [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colouring [Brit, Cdn], option, pick, quality, selection, timber [non-standard], timbre, tone

Encyclopedia: Coloration