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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colors, coloursnoun

    a flag that shows its nationality

  2. colors, coloursnoun

    a distinguishing emblem

    "his tie proclaimed his school colors"

Wiktionary

  1. colorsnoun

    The flag of a nation or team.

    The colors were raised over the new territory.

  2. colorsnoun

    Gang insignia.

    Both of the perpetrators were wearing colors.

  3. colorsnoun

    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  

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

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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. Julen Lopetegui:

    We are the national team, we represent a badge, colors, a fanbase and a country, our responsibility and commitment is with you as well as for you. Yesterday, today and tomorrow together.

  2. Tabetha Boyajian:

    Dust is most likely the reason why the star's light appears to dim and brighten, the new data shows that different colors of light are being blocked at different intensities. Therefore, whatever is passing between us and the star is not opaque, as would be expected from a planet or alien megastructure.

  3. Bradley Byrne:

    Prior to 2017, I don't recall attempts to block things like paint colors.

  4. Enid Bagnold:

    It's not till sex has died out between a man and a woman that they can really love. And now I mean affection. Now I mean to be fond of (as one is fond of oneself) --to hope, to be disappointed, to live inside the other heart. When I look back on the pain of sex, the love like a wild fox so ready to bite, the antagonism that sits like a twin beside love, and contrast it with affection, so deeply unrepeatable, of two people who have lived a life together (and of whom one must die) it's the affection I find richer. It's that I would have again. Not all those doubtful rainbow colors.

  5. Emmylou Harris:

    You get to a certain point in your life where you get closer to the end of your life than the beginning, and it colors your life, in a way.

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