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Color is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, yellow, blue, etc. See also List of colors.

Color or colour may also refer to:



  • Color charge, in particle physics, a property of quarks and gluons
  • Color index, in astronomy, a simple numerical expression that determines the color of an object
  • Color temperature, the temperature of a radiating black body corresponding to a given color of light
  • Color vision, the ability of an organism or machine to distinguish objects based on light wavelength
  • Colorimetry, the mathematical science of the measurement and perception of color
  • Colors of noise, the descriptions of noises based on the shape of their spectral densities
  • Dye, a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied
  • Pigment, solid colored particles, used in paints
  • Primary color, a color belonging to a set of three that can be combined to make a gamut of colors

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit








Other musicEdit

  • Color, in medieval music theory, a sequence of repeated notes in the cantus firmus tenor of a composition, in isorhythm
  • Coloration, in medieval music theory, a technique of marking notes, in mensural notation
  • Colours of Ostrava, a Czech music festival
  • Tone color, or timbre



  • "Color", an episode of the Adult Swim television series Off the Air


Visual artEdit

  • Color, in typography, the overall density and balance between white space and print in a page layout
  • Color analysis (art), a process of determining the colors that best suit an individual's natural coloring
  • Color code, a system for displaying information by using different colors
  • Color photography
  • Color theory, the art of color mixing and the visual impact of color combinations
  • Color wheel or color circle, a logical arrangement of colors around a circle for artistic or scientific purposes

Other arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

Computing and technologyEdit

  • Color (software), a color-grading application for Apple's Final Cut Studio video production suite
  • iPod Color, a portable media player
  • Color Labs, a former social photo and video broadcasting smartphone application, also

Insignia and groupsEdit

Skin color, ethnicity, or raceEdit

Finance and lawEdit

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