colorationnoun [ U ]uk /ˌkʌl.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkʌl.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ specialized
Examples from literature
- Any living creature exposed to the rays of a sun, which is certain to emit some chemical rays, is subject to coloration as a protection against those rays.
- Of course copper would also yield a brown coloration, but I am supposing that the circumstances preclude the presence of copper.
- This coloration of the milk is due to the growth of microscopic organisms.
- We have always observed this acid reaction in the juices of plants with red or rose-red coloration, while the blue juices of plants have always exhibited an alkaline reaction.
- When this condition is arrived at, an additional drop of nitric acid causes no dark coloration.