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Meaning of "three-colour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THREE-COLOUR

three-colour play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THREE-COLOUR

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

WHAT DOES THREE-COLOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of three-colour in the English dictionary

The definition of three-colour in the dictionary is of, relating to, or comprising a colour print or a photomechanical process in which a picture is reproduced by superimposing three prints from half-tone plates in inks corresponding to the three primary colours.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THREE-COLOUR

three-act play
three-card monte
three-card trick
three-cornered
three-cornered hat
three-D
three-day event
three-day eventer
three-day eventing
three-day measles
three-decker
three-dimensional
three-door
three-four
three-four time
three-fourths
three-gaited
three-legged
three-legged race
three-line

WORDS THAT END LIKE THREE-COLOUR

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

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «three-colour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THREE-COLOUR

Find out the translation of three-colour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of three-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 «three-colour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de tres colores
570 millions of speakers

English

three-colour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तीन रंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثلاثة ألوان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трехцветный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

três cores
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তিন রঙ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en trois couleurs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tiga warna
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dreifarben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

三色の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

삼색
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Telu werna
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ba màu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூன்று வண்ண
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीन-रंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üç renkli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tre colori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

trójkolorowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

триколірний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trei culori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τριών χρωμάτων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

drie - kleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tre - färg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tre farger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of three-colour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THREE-COLOUR»

The term «three-colour» is regularly used and occupies the 64.059 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THREE-COLOUR» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THREE-COLOUR»

Discover the use of three-colour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to three-colour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Three-Colour Photography - Three-Colour Printing and the ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Arthur Freiherrn Hubl, 2011
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Visual Delights Two: Exhibition and Reception
Later in 1898, still a year before Lee and Turner's three colour patent, Davidson patented a triple-lens motion picture camera (B.P. 23,863). Davidson's patent proposed a camera with three lenses with the three colour filters behind each of the ...
Vanessa Toulmin, Simon Popple, 2005
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The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature: 1800-1900
Ives, F. E. The progress of three-colour work. Penrose's Pictorial Annual 7 1901. Horgan, S. H. Three-colour process work. In H.Jenkins, A manual of photoengraving. 2nd edn. Chicago 1902. Ives, F. E . The half-tone and trichromatic process ...
Joanne Shattock, 1999
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The Reproduction of Colour
three colour signals, by using four camera sensors. In such an R-G-B-Y camera, the two colour-difference signals are derived from the red, green, and blue sensors in the usual way, by first forming the E′Y signal E′Y = lER1/γ + mEG1/ γ + ...
R. W. G. Hunt, 2005
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Stage Lighting Handbook
Three-colour mixing: a historical postscript 8i intensity between one side and the other. Because intensity and colour interact, a variation in intensity will also produce a variation in colour. If we are not careful, the contrast between the two sides ...
Francis Reid, 2013
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Picture Composition
0.60.5 0.4 Green 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 400 500 600 700 0 Wavelength (nanometres) Red Blue Figure 14.1 Thomas Young (1773– 1829) was one of the first people to propose the three-colour theory of perception. By mixing three lights widely ...
Peter Ward, 2002
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Three-Colour Photography; Three-Colour Printing and the ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition.
Arthur H Bl, 2012
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Moving Image Technology: From Zoetrope to Digital
Out of the research being undertaken all over Europe into mechanical additive colour systems eventually came the first successfully demonstrated three-colour additive system: Leon Gaumont's Chronochrome, developed as a rival system to  ...
Leo Douglas Graham Enticknap, 2005
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Analog Communication
These three colour signals form a single colour signal called chrominance signal. Thus the chrominance signal represents colour information. The signal which carries brightness information as usual is also called luminance signal.
A.P.Godse U.A.Bakshi, 2009
10
Monochrome and Colour Television
1.5 where the transmission paths from the colour and monochrome cameras are shown to both colour and monochrome receivers. At the receiver, the three colour signals are separated and fed to the three electron guns of colour picture tube.
R.R. Gulati, 2007

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

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term three-colour is used in the context of the following news items.
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A celebration of three colours in photography
The third edition of this exhibition, titled “RGB”, is celebrating the three-colour theory that is fundamental to photography and visual displays of all kinds through ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
2
Scott Farms adds sweet potato crisps in three colours
Both the three-colour and the orange crisps come in either 40g bags or 100g bags. The 40g bags are packed in cases of 24 and the 100g bags in cases of 12, ... «Bar Magazine, Jun 15»
3
Coop Denmark To Roll Out Fully Graphic Electronic Shelf Labels
Coop Denmark's banner Kvickly Supermarkets will implement electronic shelf labels across all its stores, with the roll-out of Displaydata's three-colour electronic ... «ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine, May 15»
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Coop Denmark Selects Fully Graphic Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs …
With this latest rollout, Kvickly stores will complete their installation of ESLs as well as being the first-ever rollout of Displaydata's three-colour, Chroma ESLs ... «SourceWire, May 15»
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Centre plans pollution rating for industries
The government will categorize them under a three-colour scheme—red, orange and green —depending on their pollution potential. “The idea is to incentivize ... «Livemint, Apr 15»
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Wrap around symbol
It's a project he hopes will provide a three-colour scarf for each and every athlete, coach and mission staff member at the 2016 Special Olympics National Winter ... «Lewisporte Pilot, Sep 14»
7
Coca-Cola adopts three-colour calorie labeling scheme in UK
Coca Cola Great Britain has volunteered to adopt UK Government's 'traffic light' labeling scheme that gives details about the fat and calorie content in its ... «Drinks Business Review, Sep 14»
8
Novation Launch Control has lift off
Designed as a companion for the Launchpad, this compact controller brings six assignable knobs, eight three-colour launch pads, and four function keys to the ... «MusicRadar.com, Sep 13»
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Soul food: Frances Atkins on her three-colour cake
What sticks in my mind the most is my three-colour cake. I wanted the colourings to be natural so spent hours straining strawberry juice and spinach through ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 13»
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Sweet treat for Thingyan
In Vietnam it is called che ba mau, and it's also known as three-colour dessert. I am sharing the base recipe but you can use your imagination to create new ... «Myanmar Times, Mar 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Three-Colour [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/three-colour>. Feb 2024 ».
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