verb (used with object)
Origin of umber
Examples from the Web for umber
Sienna, like umber, is essentially a silicate of iron and alumina, containing manganic oxide.Paint Technology and Tests|Henry A. Gardner
In other cases the entire pileus may be dark olive or umber color.
The color is grayish in the younger and smaller plants to umber or quite dark in the larger and older ones.
To color the tint plate, use a firm varnish tinted with umber, or any other color that will give the desired effect.The Invention of Lithography|Alois Senefelder
Strangely enough, her very paleness made the Dyak umber in her cheeks more pronounced.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
British Dictionary definitions for umber
- shade or shadow
- any dark, dusky, or indefinite colour