a thin and usually oval or oblong board or tablet with a thumb hole at one end, used by painters for holding and mixing colors.
any other flat surface used by a painter for this purpose.
the set of colors on such a board or surface.
the range of colors used by a particular artist.
the variety of techniques or range of any art:
a lush but uneven musical palette.
the complete range of colors made available by a computer graphics card, from which a user or program may choose those to be displayed.
(in ancient Egyptian art) a somewhat flattish slate object of various shapes, carved with commemorative scenes or motifs or, especially in the smaller pieces, containing a recessed area probably for holding eye makeup and often used as a votive offering.
a small plate defending the front of the armpit when the arm is lifted; gusset.