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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (individual hue)colore nm
 Is red your favourite colour?
 È il rosso il tuo colore preferito?
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (hues collectively)colore nm
 When she added colour to her drawing, it came alive.
 Il suo disegno ri è ravvivato quando ha aggiunto il colore.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (paint, etc.)colore nm
 You need to add a little colour to this painting to brighten it up.
 Devi aggiungere un po' di colore al dipinto per schiarirlo.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (cheeks: redness)colorito nm
 You could tell he'd been playing sport because of the colour in his cheeks.
 Si capiva che aveva fatto sport dal colorito sulle sue guance.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (skin: pigmentation, tan)colore nm
  colorito nm
  colorito agg
 Have you been on the beach? Your skin's got some colour to it.
 Sei stato in spiaggia? Hai preso un po' di colore.
 Sei stato in spiaggia? Hai la pelle colorita.
color [sth],
UK: colour
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
US (apply color)colorare qlcs vtr
 The girl coloured a tree on her piece of paper.
 La ragazza ha colorato un albero sul suo foglio di carta.
color [sth],
UK: colour
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
US, figurative (influence)influenzare vtr
 His experience in the war coloured his understanding of the world.
 La sua esperienza di guerra influenzava la sua visione del mondo.
color,
UK: colour
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
US (not black and white)a colori loc agg
  color agg invar
 He bought a colour TV.
 Ha comprato un televisore a colori.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (nature) (schieramento politico)bandiera, tendenza, parte nf
  (idee, opinioni)principi nmpl
  idee, opinioni nfpl
 After I got to know him, I saw the colour of his soul.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (appearance) (costume, espressività)colore nm
  espressività nf
  folklore nm
 Il loro modo di parlare fa parte del colore locale.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (vivid character) (vivacità espressiva)colore nm
  vivacità nf
 La sinfonia è piena di colore, con il suo uso di melodie popolari.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (sound quality)timbro, tono nm
  atmosfera nf
 These speakers really reproduce the colour of the music very well.
 Questi altoparlanti riproducono davvero molto bene il timbro della musica.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (member's ribbon) (sport)colori nmpl
 They arrived, all wearing the club's colour.
 Sono arrivati e portavano tutti i colori del club.
color,
UK: colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (evocative language) (atmosfera, fantasia)colore nm
 Mark writes with a lot of colour, and his stories always have vivid imagery.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. Nonostante aggiungesse spesso colore alle sue storie, la gente le apprezzava lo stesso.
colors,
UK: colours
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
US, usu plural (flag) (nazionali, di una bandiera)colori nmpl
 The marchers in the parade proudly showed the colours of their region.
 I partecipanti alla parata mostravano orgogliosi i colori della loro regione.
colors,
UK: colours
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(jockey's uniform) (equitazione)divisa da fantino nf
color,
UK: colour
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
US (blush)arrossire, diventare rosso vi
 You could see him colour when asked about his girlfriend.
 Quando gli chiedevano della sua ragazza lo vedevi arrossire.
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
colour colore nm
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
color | colour
a blaze of color,
UK: a blaze of colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US ([sth] intensely colourful) (qlcs molto colorato)esplosione di colori nf
any color USqualsiasi colore
color film,
UK: colour film
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (for filming) (cinematografia)pellicola a colori nf
 Technicolor is a trademark for a color film process.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. La pellicola cinematografica a colori fu sviluppata negli anni '30.
color film,
UK: colour film
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (movie: in colour)film a colori nm
 'Gone with the Wind' was the first color film to win an Academy Award.
 Via col vento è stato il primo film a colori a vincere un Oscar.
color analysis USanalisi cromatica
color balance USequilibrio dei colori
color bar USbarra dei colori
color blind,
color-blind,
UK: colour-blind,
colour blind
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (cannot distinguish certain colours)daltonico agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 I always use white chalk on a black board so that people who are colour blind can read the lesson.
 Uso sempre il gesso bianco sulle lavagne nere così le persone daltoniche possono leggere la lezione.
color blindness,
UK: colour blindness
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (inability to distinguish certain colours)daltonismo nm
 Uso sempre una lavagna a gessetti e il gesso bianco, così chi è daltonico può seguire la lezione.
color blindness,
UK: colour blindness
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (lack of racial prejudice) (senza pregiudizi razziali)non vedere il colore della pelle vtr
  non badare al colore della pelle vi
color box USscatola dei colori
color camera USfotocamera a colori
color chart,
UK: colour chart
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (table: range of hues)tabella dei colori nf
 An artist uses a color chart to identify complementary colors.
 Un artista usa una tabella dei colori per identificare i colori complementari.
color contrast,
UK: colour contrast
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (strong lights, darks)contrasto nm
 I had to adjust the colour contrast on his television.
 Ho dovuto regolare il contrasto della sua televisione.
color control UScontrollo del colore
color film,
UK: colour film
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (for photographing) (fotografia)pellicola a colori nf
 Would you like to use color film for the photo shoot?
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. La pellicola fotografica a colori fu inventata negli anni '30.
color filter USfiltro colorato
color index USindice dei colori
color intensity,
UK: colour intensity
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (saturation) (colorimetria)saturazione, croma nf
 Early digital cameras did not match the color intensity of 35 mm color film.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. La croma di un colore ha come sinonimo il termine "saturazione".
  intensità di colore nf
 Le prime macchine fotografiche digitali non raggiungevano l'intensità di colore della pellicola 35 mm.
color line USlinea di colore
color measurement USmisurazione del colore
color patterns USschema dei colori
color pencil,
UK: coloured pencil
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (coloured drawing tool)matita colorata nf
color photo,
UK: colour photo
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (photograph in full colour)foto a colori
 The book is full of beautiful colour photos.
color photography,
UK: colour photography
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (photos in colour)fotografia a colori nf
 Many photographers shunned the advent of color photography and preferred to continue working in black-and-white.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. La fotografia a colori è stata un cambiamento epocale.
color print,
UK: colour print
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (photo: full colour) (fotografia)stampa a colori nf
 At the stationery store they make color prints directly from your digital camera.
 In cartoleria fanno delle stampe a colori direttamente dalla macchina fotografica digitale.
color printing USstampa a colori
color proof USprova colore
color purity,
UK: colour purity
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (saturation)purezza del colore nf
  saturazione del colore nf
 Black, white or gray tones diminish the color purity.
color quality USqualità del colore
color scale USgamma di colori
color scheme,
UK: colour scheme
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (restricted range of hues)gamma di colori nf
 Powerpoint offers users a choice of colour scheme for the presentation.
color screen USschermo a colori
color separation USseparazione del colore
color solid USsolido cromatico nm
color spectrum,
UK: colour spectrum
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (physics: range of colours)spettro cromatico nm
 A prism is needed to observe the full color spectrum present in white light.
 Ci vuole un prisma per osservare l'intero spettro cromatico della luce bianca.
color system USsistema a colori
color television,
UK: colour television
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (tv set showing images in colour)televisore a colori
 We've got a colour television in the living room.
color television,
UK: colour television
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (tv broadcast in colour)televisione a colori
 Colour television first came to the UK in 1967.
color temperature UStemperatura del colore
color tone UStono di colore
color vision,
UK: colour vision
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (ability to see colours)visione a colori nf
 Nocturnal animals tend not to have color vision; the night's light is not strong enough to make out more than gray shapes.
 Gli animali notturni tendono a non avere una visione a colori; la luce notturna è troppo debole per delineare più che delle ombre grigie.
color wash USbucato colorato
color-coded,
color coded,
UK: colour-coded,
colour coded
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (identified by colour)identificato secondo un codice di colori agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term follows a noun
 The files were colour-coded to make it easier to find the correct one.
 I file erano identificati secondo un codice di colori per trovare quello giusto più facilmente.
color-matching USabbinamento dei colori nm
complementary color,
UK: complementary colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (contrasting hue)colore complementare nm
 Purple is the complementary color of yellow.
 Il viola è il colore complementare del giallo.
cool color,
UK: cool colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (hue: cold)colore freddo nm
 Blue, green, and purple are the cool colors.
 I colori freddi sono il blu, il verde e il viola.
cream-color UScolor crema adj
flesh color,
UK: flesh colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (color of skin)color carne nm
flesh color,
UK: flesh colour
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (same colour as skin)di color carne loc agg
four-color process,
UK: four-colour process
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (four-colour printing method)quadricromia nf
 Ormai la maggior parte delle normali stampanti casalinghe usano la quadricromia.
full color,
UK: full colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (printing process)stampa full color, stampa a quattro colori nf
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 It's rare to find such an old magazine printed in full colour.
full color,
full-color,
UK: full colour,
full-colour
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (printed in colour)full color, a quattro colori
 Almost all magazines these days are full-color.
full color,
full-color,
UK: full colour,
full-colour
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (with full range of hues)a pieno colore agg
full-color USa colori
hair color,
UK: hair colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (shade)colore di capelli, colore dei capelli nm
 Teenage girls often change their hair color experimentally.
 Le adolescenti cambiano spesso il loro colore di capelli per sperimentare.
hair color,
UK: hair colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (dye)tintura, tintura per capelli nf
 Ho cambiato tintura per capelli, ma non sono per niente soddisfatta del nuovo colore.
high color UScolore acceso
honey color,
honey-color,
honey colored,
UK: honey colour,
honey-colour,
honey coloured
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (golden hue)color miele nm
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
honey color,
honey-color,
honey colored,
UK: honey colour,
honey-colour,
honey coloured
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (golden)color miele agg
 Her honey-color eyes sparkled in the sunlight.
 I suoi occhi color miele brillavano alla luce del sole.
horse of a different color USun altro paio di maniche
in color,
UK: in colour
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
US (image: full colour)a colori avv
 Producing newspapers in colour has done nothing to improve the quality of journalism.
 Stampare i giornali a colori non ha contribuito a migliorare la qualità dell'informazione.
lack of color USmancanza di colore
local color,
UK: local colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (features of a place) (persone e ambienti)colore locale nm
 Take us on a tour of the bars and show us some of the local color.
 Portaci in giro per qualche bar e mostraci un po' di colore locale.
local color,
UK: local colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (quirky points)attrattive locali nfpl
lose color,
UK: lose colour
vtr + n
US (go pale, fade) (persone)impallidire, sbiancare vi
 People lose color when they pass out.
 Le persone impallidiscono quando svengono.
  (oggetti)sbiadire vi
natural color,
US: natural color
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (hair: real shade) (dei capelli)colore naturale nm
 Her hair is blond, but I think it's not her natural color. Is that your natural color, or do you dye your hair?
 Ha i capelli biondi, ma non credo che sia il suo colore naturale.
neutral color UScolore neutro
nude color,
UK: nude colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (flesh hue)color carne nm
of color adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US (person: not white) (figurato: dalla pelle nera)di colore loc agg
 Mia sorella ha sposato un uomo di colore.
off color,
off-color
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US, informal, figurative (in bad taste)traduzione non disponibile
 The joke went off colour.
off-color US (obscene)sboccato adj
off-color US (ribald) (osceno)scurrile adj
off-color US (lewd)lascivo adj
off-color US (coarse)volgare adj
off-color USpallido adj
off-color US (rotten)marcio adj
oil color UScolore a olio
opaque color,
UK: opaque colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (paint: gouache)colore opaco nm
opaque color,
UK: opaque colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (pigment: not transparent)colore opaco nm
 I couldn't see her eyes because her sunglasses were a very opaque color.
pastel color,
UK: pastel colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (pale hue)colore pastello nm
 She chose a pastel colour for her dress, pastels are 'in' this Spring.
 Ha scelto un colore pastello per il suo vestito, i colori pastello sono di moda questa primavera.
  tinta pastello nf
 Ha scelto una tinta pastello per il suo vestito, le tinte pastello sono di moda questa primavera.
predominant color,
UK: predominant colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (main hue)colore predominante nm
 The predominant colour of a tree is usually green in the summer and brown in the winter.
primary color,
UK: primary colour,
primary
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, often pl (red, yellow, blue)colore primario nm
 Primary colours can be mixed together to make other colours.
 I colori primari si possono mischiare per fare altri colori.
skin color,
UK: skin colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (tone of complexion)colore della pelle nm
 White and black are the two common skin colours.
sorrel color nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (light red-brown)sauro, fulvo nm
sorrel color,
sorrel-color,
sorrel-colored
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (light red-brown)sauro, fulvo agg
subtle color,
UK: subtle colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (delicate hue)sfumatura nf
three-color UStricromia nm
tone color,
UK: tone colour
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, figurative (music: timbre) (musica)timbro nm
two-color USdi due colori
warm color UScolore caldo nm
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