palette
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpælɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpælɪt/, /ˈpælət/
  • (America, nonstandard) IPA: /pəˈlɛt/
  • (Australia) IPA: /ˈpælət/
Noun

palette (plural palettes)

  1. A thin board on which a painter lays and mixes colours.
  2. The range of colors in a given work or item or body of work.
  3. (computing, graphical user interface) A visual selection of colours, tools, commands, etc.
    • 2011, James Wedding, ‎Dana Probert, Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 (page 394)
      It would be extremely beneficial to have the right subassemblies with the parameters already set available on your tool palette.
  4. (historical) A plate of armour covering the points of junction at the bend of the shoulders and elbows.
  5. A plate against which a person presses their breast to give force to a hand-operated drill.
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