What is Cymbolism?

Color is the ultimate tool a designer has at his or her disposal to communicate feeling and mood.

Cymbolism is a tool that attempts to quantify the association between colors and words, making it simple for designers to choose the best colors for the desired emotional effect.



adj 1: approximating the statistical norm or average or expected
value; "the average income in New England is below
that of the nation"; "of average height for his age";
"the mean annual rainfall" [syn: mean(a)]
2: lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly
encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common)
man in the street" [syn: ordinary]
3: of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average
merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair
health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from
mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling
at best" [syn: fair, mediocre, middling]
4: around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical
measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate
capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium
bombers" [syn: intermediate, medium]
5: relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a
distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists
reach their peak is 30" [syn: modal(a)]
6: relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered
set of values (or the average of the middle two in an
even-numbered set); "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is
20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000" [syn: median(a)]
n : a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it
set the norm for American homes" [syn: norm]
v 1: amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; "The
number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
[syn: average out]
2: achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
3: compute the average of [syn: average out]
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