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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colors, colours(noun)

    a flag that shows its nationality

  2. colors, colours(noun)

    a distinguishing emblem

    "his tie proclaimed his school colors"

Wiktionary

  1. colors(Noun)

    The flag of a nation or team.

    The colors were raised over the new territory.

  2. colors(Noun)

    Gang insignia.

    Both of the perpetrators were wearing colors.

  3. colors(Noun)

    The morning ceremony of raising the flag.

Freebase

  1. Colors

    "Colors" is Hikaru Utada's 12th Japanese-language single, and is the only single she released in 2003. It was released on January 29, 2003 and debuted at #1 on the Oricon charts with 437,903 copies sold in the first week, and became her fifth single to perform the rare two-consecutive weeks at the #1 slot feat. Two versions were released, CD and DVD. Included as CD-Extras on this single was a multimedia section containing 13 exclusive screensavers and 13 exclusive wallpapers. A special feature on the "Colors" DVD Single is the Kanzou-sensei Report, which is a mini-documentary showing the production that went into the DVD, as well as behind-the-scenes shots of Utada working. This single reached #1 on Oricon charts and charted for 45 weeks, her longest charting single ever. Though Kazuaki Kiriya was behind the art direction for the single, he did not take an active part as usual, with the single photography going to Kaoru Izima and the PV directing going to Donald Cameron. On the cover and the inside covers, there are drawings done by Utada herself. This single became the #3 single of 2003 in Japan. "Colors" had an extremely long performance season, which included 11 performances spanning over two months. This single reached #27 on World Charts for single airplay, and reached #6 for sales. The most recent figures show that the single sold 893,790 units in total. The song featured heavy ethereal and experimental tones for the first time in Utada's discography. It became her longest charting single ever with a 45 week trajectory on the Oricon Singles chart, selling 881,000 copies, and was #3 on the Yearly Singles chart.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. colors

    A military term applied to banners or flags carried by each regiment of infantry. The banners of the cavalry are called standards. Each U. S. regiment has two colors, one national and one regimental.

  2. colors

    In heraldry, the colors generally used are red, blue, black, green, and purple, which are called gules, azure, sable, vert or sinople, and purpure. Colors and metals, when engraved, are generally indicated by dots and lines: or, gold, by dots; argent, silver, is left plain; gules, red, is indicated by perpendicular lines from top to bottom; azure, blue, by horizontal lines from side to side; sable, black, by horizontal and perpendicular lines crossing each other; vert, green, by diagonal lines from right to left; and purpure, purple, by diagonal lines from left to right.

Editors Contribution

  1. colors

    Plural and verb form of the word color.

    The paint is a silver color and there are a variety of silver colors to choose from on the color chart.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 22, 2015  

Suggested Resources

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    Song lyrics by colors -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by colors on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce colors?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colors in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colors in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of colors in a Sentence

  1. Stephanie Grisham:

    She doesn’t just choose colors or make things pretty. She is really wanting to make sure that people feel at home, that people look comfortable.

  2. Giambattista Valli:

    There's a real movement in 3-D texture in fashion, and it looks like Lupita is wearing fireworks, she wears bright colors so beautifully, it's quite stunning.

  3. William Keeton:

    The contrasting temperature between night and day speeds up the loss of chlorophyll from leaves, leaving behind the secondary photosynthetic pigments( carotenoids) that give us the yellow and orange colors.

  4. Louis Adamic:

    From Mount Hollywood, Los Angeles looks rather nice, enveloped in a haze of changing colors. Actually, and in spite of all the healthful sunshine and ocean breezes, it is a bad place - full of old, dying people, who were born old of tired pioneer parents, victims of America - full of curious wild and poisonous growths, decadent religious cults and fake science, and wildcat enterprises, which, with their aim for quick profit, are doomed to collapse and drag down multitudes of people.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    The most thoughtful minds are those that like colors and gestures the most.

Images & Illustrations of colors

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