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HUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hue mean? 

HUE (noun)
  The noun HUE has 1 sense:

1. the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength

  Familiarity information: HUE used as a noun is very rare.


HUE (verb)
  The verb HUE has 2 senses:

1. take on color or become colored
2. suffuse with color

  Familiarity information: HUE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUE (noun)


Sense 1hue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

chromaticity; hue

Hypernyms ("hue" is a kind of...):

color property (an attribute of color)

Attribute:

chromatic (being or having or characterized by hue)

achromatic (having no hue)


HUE (verb)


Sense 1hue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take on color or become colored

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

Hypernyms (to "hue" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "hue"):

pigment (acquire pigment; become colored or imbued)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2hue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suffuse with color

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

hue; imbue

Hypernyms (to "hue" is one way to...):

color; color in; colorise; colorize; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize (add color to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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