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Definitions of color:

part of speech: noun

Hue, the quality other than shape and texture which an object presents to the eye.

Usage examples for color:

  • The color came up in his cheeks. "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey
  • The same change of color has been observed in the Hebrides, and elsewhere. "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake
  • Her color is much better; her spirits are high. "Angel Island", Inez Haynes Gillmore

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The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...