coloring vs colour what difference

what is difference between coloring and colour

English

Alternative forms

  • colouring (British)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʌlə(ɹ)
  • Homophone: culler
  • Hyphenation: col‧or

Verb

coloring

  1. present participle of color

Noun

coloring (countable and uncountable, plural colorings)

  1. An act or process which applies color.
  2. Any substance used to give color.
    Synonym: pigment
  3. The appearance as to color.
    Synonym: coloration
  4. A disguise or discoloration.
  5. (graph theory) An assignment of a color to each vertex of a graph such that no two vertices connected by an edge are given the same color.

Antonyms

  • bleach
  • neutral
  • shade

Hypernyms

  • distinction
  • mark

Hyponyms

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • crooling


English

Alternative forms

  • color (American spelling)

Pronunciation

Homophone: culler

Noun

colour (countable and uncountable, plural colours) (British spelling, Canadian spelling)

  1. Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and Britain standard spelling of color.

Adjective

colour (not comparable)

  1. Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and Britain standard spelling of color.

Related terms

  • colourimeter

Verb

colour (third-person singular simple present colours, present participle colouring, simple past and past participle coloured)

  1. Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and Britain standard spelling of color.

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • courol, ur-cool

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • colur, color, culur, coler, coloure, kolour

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman colur, from Latin color.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kuˈluːr/, /ˈkulur/

Noun

colour (plural colours or coloures)

  1. colour, hue, shade
  2. pigment, dye (substance for colouring)
  3. method (literary or rhetorical)
  4. justification, explanation (often feigned)

Descendants

  • English: color, colour
  • Scots: colour

References

  • “cǒlǒur, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-03-30.

See also


Old French

Noun

colour f (oblique plural colours, nominative singular colour, nominative plural colours)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of color

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