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Colossus

kəˈlɒs.əs

Meanings of Colossus:

noun

A statue that is much bigger than life size.

Usage examples:

Two statues known as the colossi of memnon

Colossuses

kəˈlɒsəs

Meanings of Colossuses:

noun

A statue that is much bigger than life size.

Usage examples:

Two statues known as the colossi of memnon

Plural of colossus

Colostomies

kəˈlɒstəmi

Meanings of Colostomies:

noun

A surgical operation in which the colon is shortened to remove a damaged part and the cut end diverted to an opening in the abdominal wall.

Usage examples:

He underwent a colostomy

Colostomy

kəˈlɒs.tə.mi

Meanings of Colostomy:

noun

A surgical operation in which the colon is shortened to remove a damaged part and the cut end diverted to an opening in the abdominal wall.

Usage examples:

He underwent a colostomy

Meanings of Colostral:

adjective

Of or relating to colostrum or the secretion of colostrum; of the nature of colostrum.

Meanings of Colostric:

adjective

= colostral .

Meanings of Colostrous:

adjective

Of the nature of or containing colostrum.

Colostrum

kəˈlɒstrəm

Meanings of Colostrum:

noun

The first secretion from the mammary glands after giving birth, rich in antibodies.

Usage examples:

Antibodies acquired through colostrum at birth are critical to the newborn's health, but only last …

Meanings of Colotomies:

noun

The operation or process of cutting through the wall of the colon; an instance of this; an incision into the colon. in early use: specifically = "colostomy"(now rare).

Meanings of Colotomy:

noun

The operation or process of cutting through the wall of the colon; an instance of this; an incision into the colon. in early use: specifically = "colostomy"(now rare).

Colour

ˈkʌl.ər

Meanings of Colour:

noun

The property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light.

Usage examples:

The lights flickered and changed colour
verb

Pigmentation of the skin, especially as an indication of someone's race.

Usage examples:

Discrimination on the basis of colour

Colour-in

ˈkʌl.ər

Meanings of Colour-in:

phrasal verb

To fill an area with colour using paint, coloured pencils, etc.

Usage examples:

Rosie drew an elephant and coloured it in.

Meanings of Colour-s:

phrase

To cause someone who has been ill to look more healthy, especially by doing exercise

Usage examples:

That walk has put some colour in your cheeks., a bit of fresh air won't just put some color in your…

Meanings of Colour-scheme:

noun

A combination of colours that has been chosen for a particular room

Colour-supplement

ˈkʌl.ə ˌsʌp.lɪ.mənt

Meanings of Colour-supplement:

noun

A magazine printed in colour, which is given free with a newspaper, especially a weekend newspaper

Usage examples:

The business has grown a lot in recent years, largely as a result of advertising in the sunday colo…

Meanings of Colourability:

noun

The ability to be coloured or to take on colour.

Meanings of Colourable:

adjective

Capable of being coloured.

Usage examples:

Colourable illustrations

Colourant

ˈkʌl.ər.ənt

Meanings of Colourant:

noun

A substance that is used to add colour or change the colour of something

Usage examples:

Colourants that are commonly added to food, hair colourant

Colouration

kʌləˈreɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Colouration:

noun

The appearance of something with regard to colour.

Usage examples:

Some bacterial structures take on a purple coloration

Meanings of Colourative:

adjective

That imparts colour; that changes the colour of something.

Coloured

ˈkʌl.əd

Meanings of Coloured:

adjective

Having a colour or colours, especially as opposed to being black, white, or neutral.

Usage examples:

Strings of coloured lights
noun

Used as an ethnic label for people of mixed ethnic origin, including khoisan, african, malay, chinese, and white.

Usage examples:

There was a drive to recruit coloured, black, and indian members
verb

Change the colour of (something) by painting, dyeing, or shading it.

Usage examples:

He coloured her hair with a selection of blonde and brown shades

Meanings of Colourer:

noun

A person who applies paint or colour to something; a commercial painter, especially a person who colours maps, prints, etc. now chiefly historical.

Meanings of Colourers:

noun

A person who applies paint or colour to something; a commercial painter, especially a person who colours maps, prints, etc. now chiefly historical.

Meanings of Colourfast:

adjective

Dyed in colours that will not fade or be washed out.

Meanings of Colourful:

adjective

Having much or varied colour; bright.

Usage examples:

A colourful array of fruit

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