colorize

[kuhl-uh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), colorized, colorizing.
to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, especially by computer: to colorize old black-and-white movies for television.
Also, especially British, colorise.


Origin:
color + -ize

colorization, noun
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colourize, colourise or colorize (ˈkʌləˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to add colour electronically to (an old black-and-white film)
 
colourise, colourise or colorize
 
vb
 
colorize, colourise or colorize
 
vb
 
colouri'zation, colourise or colorize
 
n
 
colouri'sation, colourise or colorize
 
n
 
colori'zation, colourise or colorize
 
n

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Example sentences
If you colorize a public domain film, you can legally copyright the colorized
  version.
Seeing the pictures reminded me of our capacity to colorize memories, some not
  even our own.
Clicking on any image will allow the user to colorize the image with the slider.
The option exists to also false colorize the results.
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