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Local color


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Local color (Paint) The color which belongs to an object, and is not caused by accidental influences, as of reflection, shadow, etc.
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In literature:

The writers of the Scandinavian peninsula have certain peculiarities in their melody which impart to their work a trait of local color.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Where shade was required in large mass, it was obtained by introducing an object of locally dark color.
"On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Ruskin
Speaking of local color, B. Humphries Brown and Bonnie Blue were wedded in Indianapolis.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
Paul Veronese introduces a subordinate light and shade, and Leonardo introduces a subordinate local color.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
Then, too, dialect is necessary to truth, to local color, to intimacy with the character depicted.
"A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories" by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
These differ in the locality in which they are found, in their color and in the convolutions of their surface.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
The color of mohair varies in different localities and on different individuals.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
A third paper may speak of an interesting theme which may be called the local color of songs.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
Hawaii has much local color in her folk-tales, for volcanic fire often appears.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
He may be absorbing 'local color,' but if he is, he is letting the environment do all the work.
"The King of Arcadia" by Francis Lynde
In the foreground a few faint local colors and hundreds of individual details fill out the picture.
"The Children of the World" by Paul Heyse
Local color and nothing more!
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The one-act play has shown no tendency, however, to rival the short-story in the matter of local color.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Next to the Strada Reale, they afford the strongest local color.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
Here was presented to us a gay and interesting picture of strong local color.
"Under the Southern Cross" by Maturin M. Ballou
They would have satisfied even her craving for local color.
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
The color varieties were crudely made by the preference of breeders in a certain locality for a particular color.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Where's your sense of local color, child?
"Why Joan?" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
Local celebrations were marked by more color and display than are usually indulged in by Americans.
"The Life of Bret Harte" by Henry Childs Merwin
The inside pages have the true local color.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash

In news:

There's a host of useful links, recipes, colorful pictures of produce, and more, including a page that features dozens of local producers who stock the shelves at Yoke 's.
Flowers are an important part of weddings, and several local florist said the latest trend for the big day includes smaller bouquets and simple colors.
Local businesses and organizations put on a colorful show for crowds.
The Warren and Barrington Gazette edition of Dec 13, 1912, quite possibly marks the first time color was ever used on the cover of the local paper.
The eatery, called LOCAL, features a colorful and unique menu of salads, sandwiches, pizzas and more.
The entrance to Mulberry 's Grant Avenue boutique is colorful with local blooms and their latest handbag collection.
Two women with a passion for parties have taken over a local business, and have colorful plans for its future.
The politics of science and academic hurdles for women of color top local offers.
It's Fair, Festival & Fun Time KWON, KYFM, KRIG and KPGM will be " On the Road " Again bringing you the Local Color and Family Fun.
The entrance to Mulberry's Grant Avenue boutique is colorful with local blooms and their latest handbag collection.
After the project is completed, Palo Alto might have a different curb appeal: Yates eagerly anticipates that locals will repaint their homes, furnishings, and assorted objects in the Color of Palo Alto .
Pearl 's ex-wife Kim Shrigley added to the colorful aura around him when she opened a local business after their divorce.
While virtual "plays" are often seen downtown everyday amongst our colorful cast of locals, theater companies in town also keep audiences delighted.
A little bit of contrast and some local coloring made a world of difference.
Four locals who color our world.

In science:

Consequently, an additional flavor index h appears in the order parameter, Φh k . A nonvanishing order parameter automatically implies that not only the local [SU (3)c ] color, but also the global SU (3)V flavor symmetry is broken.
The Quark-Gluon Plasma in Equilibrium
Condensation breaks the local color [SU (3)c ] symmetry and the global SO(3)J spin symmetry.
The Quark-Gluon Plasma in Equilibrium
Like in the 2SC phase, the residual [SU (2)c ] color symmetry is a local symmetry, and there are three massless and five massive gluons.
The Quark-Gluon Plasma in Equilibrium
The three fits of the local luminosity function are also shown in all the other panels (with the same color and line style).
Spitzer view on the evolution of star-forming galaxies from z=0 to z~3
For local galaxies, a number of authors have demonstrated how accurate stellar masses can be determined from K -band luminosities combined with optical colors to constrain the star formation history (Bell & de Jong 2001; Bell et al. 2003; Kauffmann et al. 2003).
Spitzer view on the evolution of star-forming galaxies from z=0 to z~3
Since the bulge is “locally” coupled to the color source it is conceivable that the bulge energy difference scales as ∼ Λ/N .
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models
Also, local color neutrality in the transverse overlap region of the collision (21) was imposed and other smaller inconsistencies corrected, leading to a ratio of ET /N, which is consistent with the physical interpretation of the saturation scale (22).
Hydrodynamic Models for Heavy Ion Collisions
SN rate on galaxy colors which is observed in the local Universe . A distinctive feature of this DTD is that the average age of SN Ia progenitors at the time of explosion is 3 Gyr, at all redshift up to z (cid:39) 1.5 (Fig. 2).
The evolution of the cosmic SN rate
Figure 1: A sequence of “snapshots”, a, b, c, d taken at times ta, tb, tc, td, each representing a macroscopic state of a system, say a fluid with two “differently colored” atoms or a solid in which the shading indicates the local temperature.
From Time-symmetric Microscopic Dynamics to Time-asymmetric Macroscopic Behavior: An Overview
The two-color platforms produce two sets of probe-level data per microarray (the red and green channels) and local optical noise levels are measured from parts of the glass slide containing no probes.
A statistical framework for the analysis of microarray probe-level data
Thus, galaxies at z ≃ 6 are high redshift starbursts, much like their local analogs except for slightly bluer colors, smaller physical sizes, and correspondingly lower overall luminosities.
High Redshift Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field
The difference in zero point between the Rcape and RJ systems is 0.26 mag at the color of local E galaxies, with Rcape being fainter at this color (Sandage 1997).
The Tolman Surface Brightness Test for the Reality of the Expansion. V. Provenance of the Test and a New Representation of the Data for Three Remote HST Galaxy Clusters
Choosing from those that are on the Cape/Cousins system (listed as R′ and I ′ in their catalog) for a sample of 17 local T = −5 galaxies with 66 measurements gave the mean color indices of (V − R)cape = 0.57 ± 0.003, and (R − I )cape = 0.64 ± 0.003.
The Tolman Surface Brightness Test for the Reality of the Expansion. V. Provenance of the Test and a New Representation of the Data for Three Remote HST Galaxy Clusters
FIG. 6. (Color online) In the superexchange model, two-site RIXS processes locally modify the superexchange interaction, coupling the RIXS core hole to the t2g orbitals.
Theory of Raman and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering from Collective Orbital Excitations in YTiO$_3$
Since the diquark cannot be color singlet, the diquark condensate breaks the local color SU (3)c symmetry, and the gauge bosons connected with the broken generators obtain masses.
QCD phase diagram at high temperature and density