change color

idiom

of leaves
: to turn from green to orange, yellow, red, etc.
Now that it's September, the leaves are starting to change color.

Examples of change color in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t play slow; these deals are constantly shifting and worth acting on before the leaves change color and the pins get pulled. Red Fabbri, Travel + Leisure, 28 Sep. 2023 The researchers sandwiched an electrochromic polymer—a substance that can change color with electricity—between layers of transparent wood coated with an electrode polymer to conduct electricity. Jude Coleman, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 Dec. 2023 So the researchers wanted the molecular binding to make the plant do something visibly obvious: change color. WIRED, 30 Oct. 2023 Fall is the time for going back to school, watching the leaves change color, ordering pumpkin spice everything, and for Utah’s major performing arts groups to launch their new seasons. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 Two years ago, pike, a normally solitary fish, were spotted looking for food near the incubators in packs of 20 fish, while some males appear to change color in order to look like females and get closer to them during reproductive season. Vittoria Traverso, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Nov. 2023 Getting plants to simply change color would be much easier. WIRED, 30 Oct. 2023 As temperatures drop and leaves continue to change color by the day, sweater season is officially in full swing — just ask Hilary Duff. Tanisha Pina, Peoplemag, 29 Oct. 2023 Guests can also nestle into reading nooks with lights that change color whenever someone enters. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Change color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20color. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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