any gemstone, colored or colorless, other than a diamond.
[kuhl-er-fast, -fahst] /ˈkʌl ərˌfæst, -ˌfɑst/ adjective 1. maintaining without fading or running: colorfast textile.
[kuhl-er-feeld] /ˈkʌl ərˌfild/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of abstract painting in which large, flat areas of are spread to cover the entire canvas and dominate over form and texture.
noun, Photography. 1. a screen of dyed gelatin or glass for controlling or modifying the reproduction of the colors of the subject as photographed. Compare (def 5).
[kuhl-er-fuh l] /ˈkʌl ər fəl/ adjective 1. abounding in : In their tartans, the Scots guard made a colorful array. 2. richly eventful or picturesque: a colorful historical period. 3. presenting or suggesting vivid or striking scenes: a colorful narrative. adj. 1889, in figurative sense of “interesting,” from color (n.) + -ful. Related: Colorfully.