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Meaning of "four-colour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOUR-COLOUR

four-colour play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOUR-COLOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Four-Colour is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOUR-COLOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of four-colour in the English dictionary

The definition of four-colour in the dictionary is using the principle in which four colours are used in combination to produce almost any other colour.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOUR-COLOUR

four-by-four
four-by-two
four-cycle
four-deal bridge
four-dimensional
four-door
four-engined
four-eyed
four-eyed fish
four-eyes
four-flush
four-flusher
four-footed
four-four
four-four time
Four-H club
four-handed
four-in-hand
four-leaf clover
four-leaved clover

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOUR-COLOUR

bicolour
body colour
colour
discolour
eye colour
flour
hair colour
multicolour
off colour
off-colour
oil colour
person of colour
primary colour
recolour
secondary colour
skin colour
technicolour
three-colour
tone colour
tricolour
watercolour

Synonyms and antonyms of four-colour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «four-colour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOUR-COLOUR

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

Translator English - Chinese

四色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de cuatro colores
570 millions of speakers

English

four-colour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चार रंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أربعة ألوان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

четыре цвета
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quatro cores
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পূর্ণ-রঙের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quatre couleurs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Empat warna
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vierfarben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四色
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

4 색
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Papat werna
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bốn màu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான்கு வண்ண
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार-रंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dört renkli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quattro colori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w czterech kolorach
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чотири кольори
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

patru culori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τεσσάρων χρωμάτων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Vier- kleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyra - färg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

firefargers
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of four-colour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-COLOUR»

The term «four-colour» is regularly used and occupies the 78.873 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-COLOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «four-colour» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «four-colour» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about four-colour

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOUR-COLOUR»

Discover the use of four-colour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to four-colour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Graphs, Colourings and the Four-Colour Theorem
Robert Wilson discusses the four-colour theorem and some of the mathematics which developed out of attempts to solve it.
Robert Wilson, 2002
2
Kate Greenaway's book of games: with twenty-four colour plates
Illustrated instructions for over 70 children's games.
Kate Greenaway, 1927
3
Comdex Computer Course Kit Four Colour (With Cd)
This book demonstrates every picture and screenshot in colour. A glance at the pages will tell you what to expect on the computer screen. Surely, it s an edge in computer learning.
Vikas Gupta, 2004
4
Green Tree Book - 1 (four Colour Edition)
This Six-Book Environmental Studies Series For Ukg And Classes 1 And 5 Helps Children Understand And Appreciate Their Immediate Environment.
Malik
5
Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem was Solved
The above argument tells us that if there is a map with five neighbouring regions, then the four- colour theorem is false. (Here, p is the statement 'there is a map with five neighbouring regions', and Q is the statement 'the four-colour theorem is  ...
Robin J. Wilson, 2002
6
The Four Colour Theorem
Recent research in physics shows that this proof directly implies the Grand Unification of the Standard Model with Quantum Gravity in its physical interpretation and conversely the existence of the standard model of particle physics shows ...
Ashay Dharwadker, 2011
7
New Directions in Colour Studies
... stimuli varying in colour space. Each task employed a set of four computersimulated colours (target colours) matched perceptually to four chips drawn from the Munsell Book of Color. The four colour targets were all from the ' purple' category.
Carole Patricia Biggam, 2011
8
Color and Meaning: Art, Science, and Symbolism
The key text has always been Pliny's account (Natural History, XXXV, 50) of the four-colour palette of Apelles and some of his contemporaries, which has been related to an archaic Greek doctrine of the 'basic' colours of the four elements, ...
John Gage, 1999
9
Publish Your Family History: Preserving Your Heritage in a Book
It's wise to leave a greater margin than this in any case, to ensure that your print doesn't come perilously close to the edge of the page. Four-colour process printing is very expensive because it requires, first. A QUICK PRIMER ON COLOUR ...
Susan Yates, Greg Ioannou, 2010
10
The Production Manual: A Graphic Design Handbook
One solution is to print the background as a four-colour black, but any registration problems would be obvious on the reversed-out white text. This would also incur extra expense for the translated versions as they would require the reprinting of ...
‎2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOUR-COLOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term four-colour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gortreagh Printing upgrades its four-colour capability
A Speedmaster SX 52-4-P, a B3 four-colour perfector, has been delivered to Gortreagh Printing in Ulster which has had at least 60 printing ... «Graphic Repro, Jul 15»
2
Dazzling prints from the box
The four-colour EA-Eco toner (comprising cyan, magenta, yellow and black) produces vivid colours and rich, deep blacks. If the cyan, magenta ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
3
Xerox launches first five-colour iGen
The four-colour base configuration will have a starting list price of $752,000 (£487,000) while a five-colour base configuration with orange, ... «printweek.com, Jul 15»
4
Master social networks with the P8's camera
The P8 comes equipped with the world's first four-colour RGBW imaging sensor, which means the creative shots you love sharing on Instagram ... «CNET, Jul 15»
5
Marking Meerut with Komori
Until recently, Meerut-based Laser Point Multicolour Offset was using a pre-owned four-colour press for its commercial and book production ... «PrintWeek India, Jul 15»
6
Huawei Launches P8 Smartphone in East and Southern Africa
The Huawei P8 includes the first four-colour RGB sensor that enhances brightness in high-contrast environment and less colour for low-light ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Device Review: Huawei P8
Huawei claims that the P8 comes with the world's first four-colour RGBW imaging sensor, best-in-class optical image stabilisation and a ... «Mobile News, Jul 15»
8
Screen Europe Unveils Latest Truepress Jet L350UV Inkjet Label …
Vivid Color Mode enhances and simplifies the process of attaining spot colour values using just a simplified four-colour ink set and without the ... «Packaging Europe, Jul 15»
9
EFI launches next-gen Fiery
... with the introduction of a CMYK+ feature set for incorporating expanded-gamut process-colour imaging beyond standard four-colour imaging. «PrintWeek India, Jul 15»
10
IWCO Direct is first in USA to install Océ VarioPrint i300 and Océ …
“There was a void for us in the four-colour cutsheet world, but we are now fully equipped to address the needs of an expanded customer base ... «Graphic Arts Magazine, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Four-Colour [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/four-colour>. Jun 2024 ».
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