What does coloring mean?

Definitions for coloring
ˈkʌl ər ɪŋcol·or·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coloring, colouring, food coloring, food colouring, food color, food colournoun

    a digestible substance used to give color to food

    "food color made from vegetable dyes"

  2. color, colour, coloring, colouringnoun

    a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect

    "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"

  3. coloring, colouringnoun

    the act or process of changing the color of something


  1. coloringnoun

    An act or process which applies color.

  2. coloringnoun

    The appearance as to color.

  3. coloringnoun

    A disguise or discoloration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coloring

    of Color

  2. Coloringnoun

    the act of applying color to; also, that which produces color

  3. Coloringnoun

    change of appearance as by addition of color; appearance; show; disguise; misrepresentation

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coloring in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coloring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of coloring in a Sentence

  1. Erin Rogers:

    Lauryn starts writing the books and then High School students start making the drawings, which is where Sofia Migliazza and Ella Matlock come in. So, they make the drawings and activities for the coloring books and then after they're all finished with those, I import the photos into Photoshop to combine the words and photos to make the pages.

  2. Marygrace Berberian:

    Coloring itself cannot be called art therapy because art therapy relies on the relationship between the client and the therapist.

  3. Zlatko Topcic:

    War is a war. Everywhere is hard and bloody, but the Balkans in it bring their coloring and passion. Someone happened to be on the right side. But, madam, be without worry: it is not so far a day when both sides will become the same and when it will not be known which side of the story is right.

  4. Kira Gaber:

    How is this OK? This is completely not in-person learning, i’m going to send him with worksheets and a coloring book.

  5. Bernhard Wiedermann:

    I've been telling our providers you should always stay within the lines when you're coloring, the immune response for this virus is very complex. A practitioner might think, whether it's giving a higher dose or a lower dose, that they're helping a particular child, but if it hasn't been studied don't do it, because we really don't know what the effects of that will be. This is not the time to be messing with anything outside of what's been authorized.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. eloquent
    • C. unsealed
    • D. epidemic

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