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cold color

a paint fixed to glass or to a ceramic object without firing. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A common division of the spectrum is into warm and cold colors.

  • cold colors are colors containing very little, if any, red or yellow.

    Color Value C. R. Clifford
  • Colors are divided into what are called warm and cold colors, the yellow and red being termed warm, and the blue cold.

    Crayon Portraiture Jerome A. Barhydt
  • The light in a room must be taken into account in choosing a rug, and cold colors should not be used in north or cheerless rooms.

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