Coral (color)


Coral (color)
A coral-colored Algerian coral

The various tones of the color coral are representations of the wide range of colors of the class of cnidarians, also called corals. The complementary color of coral is teal.

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Coral

Coral
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #FF7F50
sRGBB (r, g, b) (255, 127, 80)
HSV (h, s, v) (16°, 69%, 100%)
Source HTML/CSS[1]
X11 color names[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color coral is a pinkish-orange color. It is displayed at right.

The first recorded use of coral as a color name in English was in 1513.[3]

Variations of coral

Coral pink

Coral Pink
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #F88379
RGBB (r, g, b) (248, 131, 121)
HSV (h, s, v) (16°, 69%, 100%)
Source ISCC-NBS[4]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color coral pink is displayed at right, a pinkish color.[4]

The complementary color of coral pink is teal. The first recorded use of coral pink as a color name in English was in 1892.[5]


Light coral

Light Coral
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #FF8080
sRGBB (r, g, b) (240, 128, 128)
HSV (h, s, v) (0°, 50%, 100%)
Source HTML/CSS[1]
X11 color names[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color light coral is displayed at right.


See also

References

  1. ^ a b W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords. W3C. (May 2003). Retrieved on 21 September 2008.
  2. ^ a b X11 rgb.txt. XFree86. (February 1994). Retrieved on 21 September 2008.
  3. ^ Maerz, Aloys John; Paul, Morris Rea (1930). A Dictionary of Color. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. p. 193 ; color sample of coral: Page 27, Plate 2, Color Sample J10.
  4. ^ a b "Ca through Cz". ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Colo(u)r Names. John C. Foster and Texas Precancel Club. 1955. color sample #26. http://tx4.us/nbs/nbs-c.htm. Retrieved September 22, 2010.  The ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names is a color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps.
  5. ^ Maerz, Aloys John; Paul, Morris Rea (1930). A Dictionary of Color. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. p. 193 ; color sample of coral pink: page 27, plate 2, color sample F9.



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