body color

noun

Definition of body color

1 : the color of the body of absorbing substances (such as gems) due to transmitted light opposed to surface color
2a : a pigment that imparts opacity or hiding power to a paint
b : an opaque coat of paint
c : the predominant color of a house or other object as contrasted with the color of the trim

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“Body color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20color. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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