colorize

verb col·or·ize \ ˈkə-lə-ˌrīz , -lər-ˌīz \
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of colorize

colorized; colorizing
transitive verb
: to add color to (a black-and-white film) by means of a computer

colorization

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

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1979


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