color scheme

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noun
  1. 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for color scheme

coloration

Examples from the Web for color scheme

Historical Examples of color scheme

  • As it came nearer, the artist was impressed with its color-scheme.

    Wild Folk

    Samuel Scoville

  • The color-scheme might well have been invented by Mother Nature herself.

    Book of Etiquette, Volume 2

    Lillian Eichler Watson

  • This was marked in fact by modesty and melancholy of color-scheme.

  • I love best the pure white and dark salmon pink, but scarce could spare any of these from my color-scheme.

    A Garden with House Attached

    Sarah Warner Brooks

  • It also runs through the gamut of variations as to color-scheme and sculpturing, but always preserves a certain individuality.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold