Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun coloration

3 senses of coloration

Sense 1
color, colour, coloration, colouration -- (the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music")
       => timbre, timber, quality, tone -- ((music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet")

Sense 2
coloration, colouration -- (appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration")
       => color, colour, coloring, colouring -- (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")

Sense 3
coloration, colouration -- (choice and use of colors (as by an artist))
       => choice, selection, option, pick -- (the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick")

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