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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcolouringcol‧our‧ing British English, coloring American English /ˈkʌlərɪŋ/ ●○○ noun  1 COLOUR/COLOR[countable, uncountable] a substance used to give a particular colour to food green food colouring2 [uncountable] the activity of putting colours into drawings, or of drawing using crayons, coloured pencils etc a children’s colouring competition3 [uncountable]APPEARANCE the colour of someone’s skin, hair, and eyes Mandy has her mother’s fair coloring.4 [uncountable]HBAHBBAPPEARANCE the colours of an animal, bird, or plant
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colouringBut some leading shampoos and conditioners contain small amounts of bleaching agents to promote blonde colouring.You can choose for colouring from white, through countless pinks, to bright and even deep red.Keep him strong, keep him young, and, whatever his colouring, keep him gorgeous.People with very light colouring need to protect themselves from the sun as they burn easily.This could help solve one of the textile industry's biggest problems, removing colouring and chemicals from waste water.Tilda, in spite of her lack of success with the convent's colouring books, wished to be a marine painter also.Penelope had the same colouring and generally romantic air, but was shorter and dumpier with rather fat legs.Hair is naturally composed of lots of different tints, so streaking, lowlights and selected colouring gives a more flattering effect.The colouring of Scandinavian cattle in the past was also characteristic in that many showed variations of the colour-sided cline.food colouringPaint the bottom half of the white candles with blue food colouring.Divide it among four small bowls, then mix a few drops of food colouring into each one.Add red food colouring to one jar and blue dye to another.Paint the anchor with silver food colouring and place on the deck.Add it to the icing sugar, together with a few drops of yellow food colouring.