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.



n 1: feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable
to roar; domestic cats; wildcats [syn: true cat]
2: an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the
guy's only doing it for some doll" [syn: guy, hombre,
3: a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"
4: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like
tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric
stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
[syn: kat, khat, qat, quat, Arabian tea, African
5: a whip with nine knotted cords; "British sailors feared the
cat" [syn: cat-o'-nine-tails]
6: a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks;
frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm
work [syn: Caterpillar]
7: any of several large cats typically able to roar and living
in the wild [syn: big cat]
8: a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X
rays and using a computer to construct a series of
cross-sectional scans along a single axis [syn: computerized
tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized
axial tomography, computed axial tomography]
v 1: beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
2: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave
him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast,
sick, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke,
barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate,
throw up] [ant: keep down]
[also: catting, catted]
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