colorize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1979 to add color to (a black-and-white film) by means of a computercolorization noun

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  • colorize — (Amer.) v. add color to something; give color to a black and white movie (also colorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • colorize — [kul′ər īz΄] vt. colorized, colorizing to prepare a video version of (a black and white film) in which color tones have been added by means of a computer program colorization n …   English World dictionary

  • colorize — colorization, n. /kul euh ruyz /, v.t., colorized, colorizing. to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, esp. by computer: to colorize old black and white movies for television. Also, esp. Brit., colorise. [COLOR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • colorize — col•or•ize [[t]ˈkʌl əˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cvb rtv to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, esp. by computer: to colorize black and white movies for television[/ex] • Etymology: 1985–90 col or•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • colorize — verb a) To add color to. The child colorized the drawing. b) to convert black and white media to color by digital post production, often used in digital photography and in video special effects The woman colorized her hair. Syn: co, [[color in,… …   Wiktionary

  • colorize — col|or|ize also colourize BrE [ˈkʌləraız] v [T] to add colour to a film that was first made in black and white >colorization [ˌkʌləraıˈzeıʃən US rə ] n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • colorize — AmE col.our.ize also ise BrE verb (T) to add colour to an old film that was made in black and white colourization noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • colorize — co·lor·ize …   English syllables

  • colorized — colorize (Amer.) v. add color to something; give color to a black and white movie (also colorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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