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color bar segregation or discrimination based on race or skin color, usu. as practiced by whites against nonwhites; color line.
color barrier unspoken social code of racial segregation or discrimination, esp. in sports, education, public service, and the like.
color guard those who carry and escort a country's flag or several colored flags in a parade or ceremony.
color line any institutionalized separation of races that is based on skin color and that results in social and economic discrimination and oppression; color bar.
color phase one of two or more specific colorings, determined by age or season, that are assumed by certain animals. [2 definitions]
color-blind partly or completely unable to see color or a difference between colors. [2 definitions]
color-code to organize, classify, or designate according to color.
horse of a different color something completely different.
local color the distinctive sights, customs, manners, speech, and the like that are characteristic of a particular place or period, either as observed in reality or depicted in literature.
off-color not of the standard or required color. [3 definitions]
oil color a paint made of pigment ground in oil, usu. linseed; oil paint.
primary color any one of the three basic colors of the spectrum from which all other colors can be made by blending. In paint, they are red, yellow, and blue.
straw color a light yellow color.
tone color the characteristic quality of sound from an instrument or voice; timbre.