cold color

  1. a paint fixed to glass or to a ceramic object without firing.

Words Nearby cold color Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cold color in a sentence

  • She felt herself, as it were, turning pale inside, but into her cheeks there sprang a cold color.

    V. V.'s Eyes | Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Blue is called a cold color, because it induces a feeling of coolness to the eye, and is much used by nature in her cold effects.

  • And for this reason: Blue is a cold color, chilly in the extreme at some seasons of the year, upon certain surfaces.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting | Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • There is a predominance of cold color in winter and of the warm colors in summer.

    The Painter in Oil | Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
  • The yellow clay-cold color of her face showed a faint flush of warmth; its deathlike stillness was stirred by a touch of life.

    Man and Wife | Wilkie Collins