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colorize

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verb col·or·ize \ˈkə-lə-ˌrīz, -lər-ˌīz\

Definition of colorize

colorizedcolorizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to add color to (a black-and-white film) by means of a computer

colorization play \ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən, -lər-ə-\ noun


1979

First Known Use of colorize

1979


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