Definition of “colour scheme” - English Dictionary


“colour scheme” in English

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colour schemenoun [ C ]

UK US color scheme uk /ˈkʌl.ə ˌskiːm/ us /ˈkʌl.ɚ ˌskiːm/

Examples from literature

  • Keeping this point in mind, further limit your selection to those colours and tones which harmonise with your colour schemes for the interior. 
  • Refuse to accept a colour scheme, unless it appeals to your individual taste—no matter who suggests it. 
  • The colour scheme is as attractive as the lines. 
  • The whole is kept in the same colour scheme as the hall. 
  • We long for the repose of classic colour schemes and classic line. 

(Definition of “colour scheme” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)