false colour

  1. colour used in a computer or photographic display to help in interpreting the image, as in the use of red to show high temperatures and blue to show low temperatures in an infrared image converter

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How to use false colour in a sentence

  • False hair, false colour, false calves, false muscles—they had become different beings.

  • This lends a false colour to the picture, which the general reader is pretty sure to make still falser.

  • She understood at once; he had brought his mistress here under some false colour, which had deceived no one but Signora Grassini.

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