Trichromatic
Trichromatic Tri`chro*mat"ic, a. [Pref. tri- + chromatic.] (Zo["o]l.) Having or existing in three different phases of color; having three distinct color varieties; -- said of certain birds and insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • trichromatic — [trī΄krō mat′ik] adj. [ TRI + CHROMATIC] 1. of, having, or using three colors, as in the three color process in printing and photography 2. of, pertaining to, or having normal vision, in which the three primary colors are fully distinguished:… …   English World dictionary

  • trichromatic — 1. Having, or relating to, the three primary colors: red, green, and blue. 2. Capable of perceiving the three primary colors; having normal color vision. SYN: trichromic. * * * tri·chro·mat·ic .trī krō mat ik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • trichromatic — adjective Date: circa 1890 1. of, relating to, or consisting of three colors < trichromatic light > 2. a. relating to or being the theory that human color vision involves three types of retinal sensory receptors b. characterized by trichromatism… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trichromatic — /truy kroh mat ik, kreuh /, adj. 1. pertaining to the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or in color photography. 2. pertaining to, characterized by, or involving three colors. 3. Ophthalm. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting normal… …   Universalium

  • trichromatic — adjective a) Involving three colours b) Having perception in three primary colours …   Wiktionary

  • trichromatic — adj. having to do with the use of three colors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trichromatic — [ˌtrʌɪkrə matɪk] adjective 1》 having or using three colours. 2》 having normal colour vision, which is sensitive to all three primary colours. Derivatives trichromatism noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • trichromatic — tri·chromatic …   English syllables

  • trichromatic — adj. describing or relating to the normal state of colour vision, in which a person is sensitive to all three of the primary colours (red, green, and blue) and can match any given colour by a mixture of these three. Compare: dichromatic,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • trichromatic — tri•chro•mat•ic [[t]ˌtraɪ kroʊˈmæt ɪk, krə [/t]] adj. 1) opt pht pertaining to the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or in color photography 2) pertaining to, characterized by, or involving three colors 3) oph of, pertaining to,… …   From formal English to slang

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