Color (disambiguation)

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Color is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, yellow, white, etc.

Color or colour may also refer to:


  • Color vision, the capacity of an organism or machine to distinguish objects based on the wavelengths of the light they reflect or emit
  • Color charge, in particle physics, a property of quarks and gluons
  • Color index, in astronomy, a simple numerical expression that determines the color of an object
  • Primary color, a color belonging to a set of three that can be combined to make a gamut of colors
  • Colorimetry, the mathematical science of the measurement and perception of color
  • Animal coloration
    • "Coloured", a term used in the British Isles to describe the coat of a Pinto horse
  • Color temperature, the temperature of a radiating black body corresponding to a given color of light
  • Colors of noise, the descriptions of noises based on the shape of their spectral densities
  • Biological pigments, colored substances in living organisms
  • Pigment, solid colored particles, used in paints

Society and politics[edit]

Visual art[edit]

  • Color (software), a color-grading application for Apple's Final Cut Studio video production suite
  • Color photography
  • Color theory, the art of color mixing and the visual impact of color combinations
  • Color, in typography, the overall density and balance between white space and print in a page layout
  • Color wheel or color circle, a logical arrangement of colors around a circle for artistic or scientific purposes

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  • Tone color or timbre
  • Two meanings in medieval music theory:
    • Color, a sequence of repeated notes in the cantus firmus tenor of a composition, in isorhythm
    • Coloration, a technique of marking notes, in mensural notation




Video games[edit]

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