works of colour


color |ˈkələr| ( Brit. colour)
1 the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way the object reflects or emits light : the lights flickered and changed color.
• one, or any mixture, of the constituents into which light can be separated in a spectrum or rainbow, sometimes including (loosely) black and white : a rich brown color | a range of bright colors.
• the use of all colors, not only black, white, and gray, in photography or television : he has shot the whole film in color | [as adj. ] color television.
• a substance used to give something a particular color : lip color.
• figurative a shade of meaning : many events in her past had taken on a different color.
• figurative character or general nature : the hospitable color of his family.
• Heraldry any of the major conventional colors used in coats of arms (gules, vert, sable, azure, purpure), esp. as opposed to the metals, furs, and stains.