coloration

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Etymology[edit]

From French coloration, from Latin colōrātio.

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Noun[edit]

coloration (plural colorations)

  1. The act or art of coloring.
  2. The quality of being colored.
  3. (music) A notational devise for indicating hemiola through either use of red ink (in mensural black notation) or black noteheads (in mensural white notation); or
  4. (music) Ornamental division (also called passaggi, glosas, diminutions. etc.) employing rapid "black notes".

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Noun[edit]

coloration f (plural colorations)

  1. color; coloring; coloration
    • 1827, Elisabeth Celnart, Art de la toilette
      On voit que je ne suis point au nombre des partisans de la coloration des cheveux.
      You can see that I'm not one of those people who's partial to a coloring of the hair

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