1 : (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
2 : an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
3 : any material used for its color
1 : having or capable of producing colors
1 : add color to
2 : add color to