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color scheme

an arrangement or pattern of colors or colored objects conceived of as forming an integrated whole:
the color scheme of a living room.
Origin of color scheme
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In order to give correct handling to your paths, the color scheme of the borders should be taken into consideration.

    Garden Ornaments Mary H. Northend
  • The floor should usually enter into the color scheme as the low note in the scale.

    Color Value C. R. Clifford
  • The hangings are of muslin with blue over-drapery, harmonizing with the color scheme of the room.

    Remodeled Farmhouses Mary H. Northend
  • You don't fit into the color scheme for my day's program, Ushi.

    A Yankee in the Far East George Hoyt Allen
  • White dishes with a raised border are dainty, and any color scheme may be used with them.

  • In Fig. 10 is shown a label which represents this color scheme.

  • Robert was not sure which color scheme he disliked more, that of the robot or the unemphatic pastel tints of the house.

    Manners of the Age Horace Brown Fyfe
  • Well, candidly, I think Pauline's too fair for that color scheme, don't you?

    Plashers Mead Compton Mackenzie

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