colour change

colour change

a process in which certain animals (e.g. squid, sole) can alter their colours or shade by changing the concentration of pigment in their pigment cells (see CHROMATOPHORES sense 1) under nervous or hormonal control.
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She had observed Tom's colour change at the parson's story; and that, with his hasty and abrupt departure, gave her sufficient reason to think her father's suspicion not groundless.
Umbers KDL, Fabricant SA, Gawryszewski FM, Seago AE, Herberstein ME (2014) Reversible colour change in Arthropoda.
Composite resins in the long run can undergo colour change because of different factors such as photoinitiators.
An innovative colour change system for packs of assorted, extruded cereals and snacks has been developed by Baker Perkins.
Future studies have aimed to calibrate the colour change to the intensity of exposure to provide an immediate read on the potential harm to the brain and the subsequent need for medical intervention.
Traditional humidity indicator papers rely on a distinctive colour change usually from blue to pink to signify a dry to wet humidity change.
The Centre of Excellence facility also now features three new booths, including the leading colour change booth on the market, ColorMax3.
Laminated to the Pearl material, this becomes a coloured image with a dual-function flip: a distinct colour change is added to the positive/negative change, making it an unambiguous security feature for visual verification.
B&H Colour Change Ltd has just won an order to supply leading French poultry producer, Arrive, with B&H's lastest innovation--"Cook Check Sensors".
Flower colour change in Banksia ilicifolia: a signal for pollinators.
However, concede the researchers, the colour change is not permanent.
3] quick colour change powder booth, Nordson has once more made a step ahead in booth development.