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color scheme

an arrangement or pattern of colors or colored objects conceived of as forming an integrated whole:
the color scheme of a living room.
Origin of color scheme
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The color scheme of the picture that met his eyes was in dingy blacks and grays.

    Americans All Various
  • If you presented some pink rosebuds, they would complete the color scheme.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster
  • The effect of this color scheme is to give a suggestion of warmth and cheer.

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    Maud C. Cooke
  • The floor should usually enter into the color scheme as the low note in the scale.

    Color Value C. R. Clifford
  • You don't fit into the color scheme for my day's program, Ushi.

    A Yankee in the Far East George Hoyt Allen
  • In Fig. 10 is shown a label which represents this color scheme.

  • "They do not harmonize with our color scheme," replied Tourmaline.

    Sky Island L. Frank Baum
  • Well, candidly, I think Pauline's too fair for that color scheme, don't you?

    Plashers Mead Compton Mackenzie

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