handcolor
handcolor handcolor v. t. to add color to (a black-and-white image) using an instrument held in the hand; as, Some old photographs are handcolored.

Syn: color by hand. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • handcolor — verb color by hand Some old photographs are handcolored • Syn: ↑handcolour • Topics: ↑photography, ↑picture taking • Hypernyms: ↑color, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • color in — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorize, ↑colorise, ↑colourise, ↑colourize, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colorise — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorize, ↑colourise, ↑colourize, ↑colour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colorize — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorise, ↑colourise, ↑colourize, ↑colour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colour in — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorize, ↑colorise, ↑colourise, ↑colourize, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colourise — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorize, ↑colorise, ↑colourize, ↑colour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • colourize — verb add color to The child colored the drawings Fall colored the trees colorize black and white film • Syn: ↑color, ↑colorize, ↑colorise, ↑colourise, ↑colour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • handcolour — verb color by hand Some old photographs are handcolored • Syn: ↑handcolor • Topics: ↑photography, ↑picture taking • Hypernyms: ↑color, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • picture taking — noun the act of taking and printing photographs • Syn: ↑photography • Derivationally related forms: ↑photographic (for: ↑photography), ↑photograph (for: ↑photography …   Useful english dictionary

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