Col·or·a·tion n. The act or art of coloring; the state of being colored.
The females . . . resemble each other in their general type of coloration. --Darwin.
n 1: the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to
capture the true color of the original music" [syn: color,
2: appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
3: choice and use of colors (as by an artist) [syn: colouration]