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Meaning of "light-coloured" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIGHT-COLOURED

light-coloured  [ˈlaɪtˌkʌləd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIGHT-COLOURED

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

WHAT DOES LIGHT-COLOURED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of light-coloured in the English dictionary

The definition of light-coloured in the dictionary is having a light colour.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIGHT-COLOURED


ash-coloured
ˈæʃˌkʌləd
bicolored
ˈbaɪˌkʌləd
chocolate-coloured
ˈtʃɒklətˌkʌləd
colored
ˈkʌləd
cream-coloured
ˈkriːmˌkʌləd
flame-coloured
ˈfleɪmˌkʌləd
flesh-coloured
ˈfleʃˌkʌləd
honey-coloured
ˈhʌnɪˌkʌləd
many-coloured
ˈmenɪˌkʌləd
multicoloured
ˈmʌltɪˌkʌləd
parti-coloured
ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd
party-coloured
ˈpɑːtɪˌkʌləd
r-coloured
ˈɑːˌkʌləd
rust-coloured
ˈrʌstˌkʌləd
saffron-coloured
ˈsæfrɒnˌkʌləd
slate-coloured
ˈsleɪtˌkʌləd
technicolored
ˈteknɪˌkʌləd
technicoloured
ˈtɛknɪˌkʌləd
varicolored
ˈveərɪˌkʌləd
varicoloured
ˈvɛərɪˌkʌləd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIGHT-COLOURED

light welterweight
light year
light-emitting diode
light-face
light-faced
light-fast
light-fingered
light-fingeredness
light-footed
light-footedly
light-footedness
light-haired
light-headed
light-headedly
light-headedness
light-hearted
light-heartedly
light-heartedness
light-horseman
light-sensitive

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIGHT-COLOURED

armoured
contoured
copper-coloured
discoloured
enamoured
featured
flavoured
good-humoured
honoured
laboured
pastel-coloured
rose-coloured
self-coloured
straw-coloured
time-honoured
unarmoured
uncoloured
unflavoured
unsoured
vanilla-flavoured
wine-coloured

Synonyms and antonyms of light-coloured in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «light-coloured» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIGHT-COLOURED

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

Translator English - Chinese

浅色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de color claro
570 millions of speakers

English

light-coloured
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हल्के रंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ذات الألوان الفاتحة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

светлая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de cor clara
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হালকা রঙের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clair
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berwarna terang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

明るい色の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

밝은 색의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lampu werna
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ánh sáng màu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெளிர் நிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हलका रंगाचे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

açık renkli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di colore chiaro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolor jasny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

светлая
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deschis la culoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανοιχτόχρωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lig - gekleurde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ljusfärgad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lyse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of light-coloured

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIGHT-COLOURED»

The term «light-coloured» is regularly used and occupies the 100.077 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIGHT-COLOURED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «light-coloured» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «light-coloured» 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 light-coloured

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIGHT-COLOURED»

Discover the use of light-coloured in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to light-coloured and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Dawn of the Bronze Age: The Pattern of Settlement in the ...
31: 5) 3 Light coloured clay, light coloured core, red slip on outside and inside of the rim Teleilat Ghassul , Late Chalcolithic (Lovell 2001: fig. 4.31: 3); 'En Gedi ( Ussishkin 1980: fig. 8: 8) 4 Light coloured clay, light coloured core 'Ein Hilu 2 ...
Shay Bar, 2013
2
Transactions of the Geological Society of London
Localities, — near the Port of Nice, Col de Villefranche, eastern flank of Mont Alban, Peninsula of St. Hospice, Bausi Raussi Bay, Mont Revel, Mont Gros, Valley of Falicon, &c. M. Risso justly considers the light-coloured limestone with green ...
Geological Society of London, 1835
3
Transactions of the geological society, established November ...
Localities,-— near the Port of Nice, Col de Villefranche, eastern flank of Mont Alban, Peninsula of St. Hospice, Bausi Raussi Bay, Mont Revel, Mont Gros, Valley of Falicon, &c. M. Risso justly considers the light-coloured limestone with green ...
‎1835
4
The history and gazetteer of the county of Derby
Black bind with good ironstone beds Soft coal - Brown skerry stone Light coloured bind with ironstone Dark bind with much ironstone ... Grey stony bind Dark bind with some small ironstone beds ...... 12 2 0 Black shale 0 1 0 Soft coal or smut 0 ...
Stephen Glover, Thomas Noble, 1831
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Transactions Of The Geological Society
Localities,near the Port of Nice, Col de Villefranche, eastern flank of Mont Alban, Peninsula of St. Hospice, Bausi Raussi Bay, Mont Revel, Mont Gros, Valley of Falicon, &c. M. Risso justly considers the light-coloured limestone with green grains ...
‎1835
6
Geochemistry of Strata Bound Deposits in China
Such light-coloured strata are distributed largely in the anticline and on both sides of the fault ; cloudy and eustu- ary patterns are noticed at the margins of the light-coloured strata and faults, joints and fissures are developed on the boundaries ...
Guangchi Tu, 1996
7
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales. ...
Light-coloured sandstone, white in some parts, conglomerate at top ; thin hedded ; a few ferruginous specks . • • . 40 0 20. Greenish light-coloured conglomerates, with pehhles of quartz and dark siliceous rocks ; beds irregular ; lower part ...
Geological Survey of Great Britain, Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain), 1846
8
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and of ...
Light-coloured sandstone, white in some parts, conglomerate at top ; thin bedded ; a few ferruginous specks . . . . . 40 0 20. Greenish light-coloured conglomerates, with pebbles of quartz and dark siliceous rocks ; beds irregular ; lower part ...
‎1848
9
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the ...
At the brickyard west of Calcot Park the beds shown were : — Feet. Red, blue, and brown mottled clay, - - from 4 to 6 Light-coloured sands, chiefly white, bottom not seen - 12 or 14 The upper part of the latter contains a slight admixture of clay,  ...
‎1872
10
The history of the county of Derby, ed. by T. Noble
Soil and blue clay * 1 0 Blue bind with ironstone bed* 5 13 Black bind with good ironstone bed* 119 Soft coal 0 16 Brown skerry stone — 115 Light coloured biud with ironstone... All Dark bind with much ironstone 3 10 Grey stoncy bind .
Stephen Glover, Thomas Noble, 1829

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIGHT-COLOURED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term light-coloured is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Police release e-fit of schoolgirl sex attacker
He was wearing light blue baggy jeans and a light-coloured t-shirt. He spoke with a Welsh accent and had missing and discoloured teeth. «ITV News, Jul 15»
2
Superyacht of the week: Heesen's Elena … - Superyacht Times
Strong, natural flamed American walnut flooring, light-coloured oak walls and high gloss ceilings turns Elena's character to slightly formal, soft ... «Superyacht Times, Jul 15»
3
Residents urged to try and chill out as Durham under heat warning …
Wear loose-fitting, light-coloured clothing made of breathable fabric. • Take cool showers or baths until you feel refreshed. • Take a break from ... «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
4
Heat alert issued for City of Toronto
o Wear loose, light-coloured, breathable clothing and, when outdoors, wear a wide-brimmed hat. o Avoid the sun and stay in the shade or use ... «Newstalk 1010, Jul 15»
5
Waterloo Region's 1st West Nile Virus case of the year reported
wear loose-fitting, light-coloured long pants and long-sleeved shirts; apply a repellant with DEET; repair holes in screen doors and windows ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
6
New Horizons probe zooms into Pluto's plains - BBC News
Other fascinating observations include a concentration of carbon monoxide ice in the western sector of the light-coloured region on Pluto that ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
7
Takeaway driver attacked with golf club
A man who was seen brandishing a golf club was around 5ft 10in tall with medium-length spiky light-coloured hair, and wearing a dark shirt. «Edinburgh Evening News, Jul 15»
8
Surveillance video shows suspects breaking into Longueuil …
The second suspect was also also wearing a black hoodie, along with black shoes and light-coloured gloves. Anyone with information is asked ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
9
Ticks, mosquitoes can wreak havoc during summer
... wear light-coloured, long-sleeved clothing to help protect themselves and look at the instructions if it's being applied to infants and children. «Orillia Packet & Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Light-Coloured [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/light-coloured>. Nov 2019 ».
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