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When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.
Marian Anderson

Meaning of "colorless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COLORLESS

colorless  [ˈkʌlələs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COLORLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Colorless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES COLORLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Colourless

Colourless may refer to: ▪ Transparency and translucency, transmitting all or most colours ▪ Neutral density filter ▪ Monochrome, images in a single colour ▪ Black-and-white, images in gray scale ▪ Boring objects may be referred to as colourless...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COLORLESS


Aeolus
ˈiːələs
alveolus
ælˈvɪələs
anomalous
əˈnɒmələs
astragalus
æˈstræɡələs
carolus
ˈkærələs
collarless
ˈkɒlələs
Daedalus
ˈdiːdələs
Elagabalus
ˌɛləˈɡæbələs
embolus
ˈɛmbələs
fearless
ˈfɪələs
flourless
ˈflaʊələs
frivolous
ˈfrɪvələs
hydrocephalus
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsɛfələs
libelous
ˈlaɪbələs
marvellous
ˈmɑːvələs
motherless
ˈmʌðələs
Nicholas
ˈnɪkələs
Papadopoulos
ˌpæpəˈdɒpələs
sailorless
ˈseɪlələs
scandalous
ˈskændələs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COLORLESS

colorful
colorfully
colorfulness
colorific
colorimeter
colorimetric
colorimetrical
colorimetrically
colorimetry
coloring
coloring book
colorism
colorist
coloristic
colorization
colorize
colorizer
colorlessly
colorlessness
colory

WORDS THAT END LIKE COLORLESS

airless
borderless
bottomless
carless
cheerless
colourless
driverless
fatherless
fingerless
gearless
genderless
hairless
humorless
leaderless
paperless
peerless
powerless
rudderless
starless
tearless
waterless

Synonyms and antonyms of colorless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «colorless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COLORLESS

Find out the translation of colorless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of colorless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «colorless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

无色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

incoloro
570 millions of speakers

English

colorless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेरंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عديم اللون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бесцветный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

incolor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বর্ণহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

incolore
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak berwarna
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

farblos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無色の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무색
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora ana warna
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không màu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிறமற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रंगहीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

renksiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incolore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezbarwny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безбарвний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

incolor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άχρωμο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kleurloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

färglös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fargeløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of colorless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COLORLESS»

The term «colorless» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.492 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COLORLESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about colorless

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5 QUOTES WITH «COLORLESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word colorless.
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Marian Anderson
When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.
2
Noam Chomsky
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.
3
Alex Cox
One of my contemporaries, a colorless chap who worked much harder at his law studies, is now Prime Minister.
4
Jesse Helms
This is an area where North Carolina does excel. I have known more colorful North Carolina political figures than I have colorless ones.
5
William Strunk, Jr.
Make definite assertions. Avoid tame, colorless, hesitating, non-committal language.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COLORLESS»

Discover the use of colorless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to colorless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Prokaryotes: Vol. 2: Ecophysiology and Biochemistry
LESLEY A. ROBERTSON AND J. GIJS KUENEN The name "the colorless sulfur bacteria" has been used since the time of Winogradsky to designate prokaryotes that are either able, or believed to be able, to use reduced sulfur compounds ...
Martin Dworkin, Stanley Falkow, Eugene Rosenberg, 2006
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CRC Handbook of Tables for Applied Engineering Science
Bismuth Colorless (ns) Gray and opaque Bismuth Colorless, yellow or Gray and opaque Cadmium Colorless (ns) Gray and opaque brownish (h, ss) Calcium Colorless; opaque (s) Colorless ; not clear IBl Cadmium Colorless Gray and opaque ...
Ray E. Bolz, 1973
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1998 Freshman Achievement Award
... Aluminum Colorless (h, c, ns); opaque (ss) Antimony Colorless; yellow or brownish (h, ss) Barium Colorless (ns) Bismuth Colorless; yellow or brownish (h, ss) Cadmium Colorless Calcium Colorless (ns) Cerium Red (h) Chromium Green (c) ...
Lide, 1998
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Quick Review Cards for Medical Laboratory Science
ORGANISM TSI MacCONKEY HEKTOEN ENTERIC XLD Escherichia coli Shigella Edwardsiella Citrobacter Salmonella Klebsiella Enterobacter Serratia Proteus Morganella Providencia Yersinia Yellow Colorless Red, yellow, or colorless with ...
Valerie Dietz Polansky, 2014
5
Laboratory Exercises in Physical Geology
Dull (Submetallic) 5 lirown VITREOUS Greasy Colorless 3.1-2 APATITE ' Phosphate rock" ; often in good hexagonal crystals. Used as fertilizer. Green Gray Yellow -1 . 5-5 . .- WHITE Gray Vitreous Colorless 2.9-3.1 TREMOLITE Amphibole ...
William Clement Putnam, Robert Wallace Webb, 1945
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The American journal of science
C. H. Yellowish 1 \YelloW. In re-; brown. ducing flame. Green. Cobalt. Nickel. Iron. Z-inc Lead. Copper. ) H. Colorless. SC. White. I H. Dark yelloW. jC. White or I grayish. , CH. Transparent ? green. ( C. Bluish green.^ J H. ReU IC. Gray.
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The American Journal of Science and Arts
Liquids. (Common thickness 9.21"".) ^JSSU Oil of pink, (slightly yellow,) - - - 9.26 26 Naptha, rectified, (colorless,) ... 9.10 26 Sulphuric ether, (colorless,) ... 7.59 21 Sulphuric acid, pure, (colorless,) - - 6.15 17 Ditto of Nordhausen, (deep brown,) ...
8
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics: A Ready-reference ...
Beads. of. Microcosmic. Salt. NaNH4HPO4. Sodium Carbonate Bead Oxidizing flame Reducing flame Green Colorless A. K. Covington The first part of this table lists. Substance Oxidizing flame Aluminum Colorless; opaque (s) Antimony ...
David R. Lide, 1993
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Report of Committee on Drug Addiction, 1929-1941 and ...
Name of compound Derivatives of 9,10-dwydrophenanthrene :-«-Chloroacet> 1 - * 2-Propionyl — -Semicarbazone 2 - {2 - (Dimethylarnino) - 1 - Solvent Appearance Petrol, ether Pale yellow MeOH Colorless prisms EtOH Colorless needles ...
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on drug addiction, 1941
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Bulletin of the National Research Council
Sodium lithium silicate - Na2O-Li2O-2SiO2 - 211.99 - Rhombic - M.P. 847 ( Incong.) (576) - R.I. p 1.552, m 1.557, g 1.571 (576) Sodium lithium silicate - Na,O 'Li2O-2SiO2 (Glass) - 211.99 - Colorless - R.I. 1.539 (Quenched) (576) Sodium ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COLORLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term colorless is used in the context of the following news items.
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NASA spacecraft New Horizons will soon pass Pluto, send back …
"Ices that you make in the laboratory are colorless or white, yet Pluto has color. Pluto is some mix of yellow and brown and reddishness. «abc7news.com, Jul 15»
2
Translators to be eligible for Man Booker Prize
Gabriel has translated several books for Murakami, most recently Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, but said in 2013 that ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Manicures, Miscarriages and Mayhem
Toluene -- according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), toluene is a clear colorless liquid commonly added to gasoline, needed to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
Framing the In-Store Vision Online: What Warby Parker Can Teach …
... launched in 2010, has transformed what was an essentially physical, and often colorless, shopping experience into a highly engaging digital ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
5
8 Reasons Your Success Is Inevitable
As Dr. Robert Morehead has written--you are done with low living, sight walking, small planning, smooth knees, colorless dreams, tame visions, ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
6
Set in the Space Race era, 'The Last Pilot' is nostalgic and heart …
Quoting passages of these staccato exchanges would make them sound sterile and colorless, but, trust me, in context the effect is ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
7
Info on ball hitches
... of origin of a license plate with any material whatever, including any clear or colorless material that affects the plate's visibility or reflectivity.”. «International Falls Journal, Jul 15»
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Why Matisse's bright yellow pigments fade to beige
... process that transforms it into a colorless, water-soluble cadmium sulphate. The cadmium yellow favored by Impressionist, post-Impressionist ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Women's Care Center employee recognized by state health …
“Carbon monoxide is often called 'the invisible killer' because it is odorless and colorless,” said TDH Community Health Services Medical ... «The Herald-News, Jul 15»
10
Maine fisherman catches extremely rare two-colored lobster
... 50 million, making it the second-rarest lobster behind the colorless albino lobster, which has a one in 100 million chance of being discovered. «Big News Network.com, Jul 15»

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