coloration


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to coloration: colouration

coloration

, colouration
1. the colouring or markings of insects, birds, etc.
2. unwanted extraneous variations in the frequency response of a loudspeaker or listening environment
References in periodicals archive ?
Galvan and Moller measured birds' blood levels of uric acid and analyzed the coloration of their chestnut throat feathers.
The samples were taken to the laboratories of AUB to help us indicate the source of the coloration .
Background coloration of the individual recorded is white, the intensity of which becomes stronger toward the anterior where the spots are less distinctive (Fig.
One of the primary ways in which urban development might affect plumage coloration is by altering food resources.
evidence for physiological benefits of autumn leaf coloration, such as
The general absence of such coloration in surviving practical sources might suggest that extant later copies of lost sources were monochromatically renotated.
NYSE: MWV) today announced an agreement with L'Oreal to produce the packaging for its popular Garnier Nutrisse hair coloration line.
Japan) explains that the mechanisms of structural colors are purely physical, rather than the ordinary coloration mechanisms such as pigments, dyes, and metals, where colors are produced by the energy of the consumption of light.
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at Harvard University have found that deer mice living in Nebraska's Sand Hills quickly evolved lighter coloration after glaciers deposited sand dunes atop what had been much darker soil some 10,000 years ago.
It started with different textures emphasizing one shade in different ways, but the trend toward tonal coloration has expanded to bring a variety of levels of one hue and subtle shading differences that emphasize components such as accents in real or faux silk.
The coloration of the show's eight paintings evokes tinted photographs and faded tapestries, dark and light tones defining layered images characterized by a restricted range of warm and cool shades.
In other birds, a class of pigments called carotenoids, which are absent in parrot feathers, produces red coloration.