[kuhl-er-uh-too r-uh, -tyoo r-uh, kol-, kohl-] /ˌkʌl ər əˈtʊər ə, -ˈtyʊər ə, ˌkɒl-, ˌkoʊl-/
runs, trills, and other florid decorations in vocal music.
a lyric soprano of high range who specializes in such music.
Also called coloratura soprano. a lyric soprano who specializes in such music
“Ornamental passages, roulades, embellishments, etc., in vocal music” [Elson], 1740, from Italian coloratura, literally “coloring,” from Late Latin coloratura, from colorare “to color,” from color (see color (n.)).
Elaborate ornamentation in a piece of vocal music. A coloratura soprano is one who can sing such highly ornamented parts.
noun 1. (def 1).
[kuhl-er-bair-er] /ˈkʌl ərˌbɛər ər/ noun 1. a person who carries the or standard, especially of a military body. Compare (def 2).
[kuhl-er-blahynd] /ˈkʌl ərˌblaɪnd/ adjective 1. Ophthalmology. pertaining to or affected with . 2. Photography. (of an emulsion) sensitive only to blue, violet, and ultraviolet rays. 3. showing or characterized by freedom from racial bias; not influenced by skin color. colorblind col·or·blind or col·or-blind (kŭl’ər-blīnd’) adj. Partially or totally unable to distinguish certain colors. colorblind (kŭl’ər-blīnd’) […]
A defect in perception of colors, caused by a deficiency of certain specialized cells in the retina that are sensitive to different colors. The condition may be partial (as in “red-green colorblindness,” in which a person cannot distinguish red from green), or complete (in which the person sees all colors as gray). Note: By extension, […]