palette definition, meaning - what is palette in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “palette”

See all translations

palette

noun uk   us   /ˈpæl.ət/
[C] a thin board with curved edges and a hole for your thumb, used by an artist to mix their paints on while they are painting [C usually singular] specialized art the range of colours that an artist usually paints with: Matisse's palette typically consists of bright blues, greens and oranges.
Translations of “palette”
in Arabic باليت…
in Korean 팔레트, (화가가 쓰는) 색깔들…
in Malaysian pelet…
in French palette…
in Italian tavolozza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調色板, 用色風格…
in Vietnamese bảng màu…
in Spanish paleta…
in Portuguese paleta…
in Thai จานผสมสีของจิตรกร…
in German die Palette…
in Catalan paleta…
in Japanese (絵の具用の)パレット, (絵画の)色調, (その画家特有の)色調範囲…
in Indonesian palet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调色板, 用色风格…
(Definition of palette from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of palette?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “palette”

Definitions of “palette” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More