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noun coloring pronunciation in American English /ˈkʌlərɪŋ/
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pluralcolorings
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the color of someones hair and skin
    She has the same coloring as her brother.
    1. a.
      the colors of an object, animal, or plant
      a project on the protective coloring of butterflies
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a substance that you add to change the color of something, especially food
    food coloring
    the use of additives and colorings in cheese
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the activity of adding color to a picture using pencils, pens, etc.
    a coloring book

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