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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coloring
 著色[法] ;顏料;外觀

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·or v. t. [imp. & p. p. Colored p. pr. & vb. n. Coloring.]
 1. To change or alter the hue or tint of, by dyeing, staining, painting, etc.; to dye; to tinge; to paint; to stain.
    The rays, to speak properly, are not colored; in them there is nothing else than a certain power and disposition to stir up a sensation of this or that color.   --Sir I. Newton.
 2. To change or alter, as if by dyeing or painting; to give a false appearance to; usually, to give a specious appearance to; to cause to appear attractive; to make plausible; to palliate or excuse; as, the facts were colored by his prejudices.
    He colors the falsehood of Æneas by an express command from Jupiter to forsake the queen.   --Dryden.
 3. To hide. [Obs.]
 That by his fellowship he color might
 Both his estate and love from skill of any wight.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·or·ing n.
 1. The act of applying color to; also, that which produces color.
 2. Change of appearance as by addition of color; appearance; show; disguise; misrepresentation.
    Tell the whole story without coloring or gloss.   --Compton Reade.
 Dead coloring. See under Dead.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 coloring
      n 1: a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food
           color made from vegetable dyes" [syn: colouring, food
           coloring, food colouring, food color, food colour]
      2: a visual attribute of things that results from the light
         they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made
         up of many different wavelengths of light" [syn: color,
         colour, colouring] [ant: colorlessness]
      3: the act or process of changing the color of something [syn:
         colouring]