palette

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from French palette. Doublet of pallet.

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palette (plural palettes)

  1. (painting) A thin board on which a painter lays and mixes colours.
  2. The range of colors in a given work or item or body of work.
    • 2019, Li Huang; James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI:10.1080/01434632.2019.1596115, page 5:
      The unified colour palette of reds, blues, and yellows used throughout the signage matches that of the institution’s logo and letterhead.
  3. (computing, graphical user interface) A visual selection of colours, tools, commands, etc.
    • 2011, James Wedding, Dana Probert, Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 (page 394)
      It would be extremely beneficial to have the right subassemblies with the parameters already set available on your tool palette.
  4. (historical) A plate of armour covering the points of junction at the bend of the shoulders and elbows.
  5. A plate against which a person presses their breast to give force to a hand-operated drill.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French palete (pale +‎ -ette (diminutive)).

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palette f (plural palettes)

  1. palette
    • 2015 July 17, Monde[1]:
      Repéré par tous les réseaux de foodistas depuis son lancement, en 2011, le Braisenville a imposé son décor, censé évoquer la palette chromatique du barbecue (lustres orange braise, briques noir charbon, sol ciment gris cendre), et un vrai concept culinaire.
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palette f

  1. plural of paletta

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palette

  1. Alternative form of palate

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French palete.

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palette f (plural palettes)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  2. (Jersey) pat (of butter)

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