adj. [Gr. a, without; chroma, color]
Free from color; unpigmented.

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  • Achromic — A*chro mic, a. [Gr. ? colorless; ? priv. + ? color.] Free from color; colorless; as, in (Physiol. Chem.), the achromic point of a starch solution acted upon by an amylolytic enzyme is the point at which it fails to give any color with iodine.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • achromic — [ā krō′məsā krō′mik] adj. [< Gr achrōmos < a , not + chrōma, color (see CHROME) + IC] without color: also achromous [ā krō′məs] …   English World dictionary

  • achromic — /ay kroh mik/, adj. colorless; without coloring matter. Also, achromous. [1755 65; A 6 + CHROMIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • achromic — adjective Uncoloured; not pigmented; lacking in colour …   Wiktionary

  • achromic — Colorless. * * * achro·mic (ə kroґmik) colorless …   Medical dictionary

  • achromic — Synonyms and related words: achromatic, anemic, ashen, ashy, bled white, bloodless, cadaverous, chloranemic, colorless, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dull, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • achromic — adj. lacking color, colorless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • achromic — achro·mic …   English syllables

  • achromic — /əˈkroʊmɪk/ (say uh krohmik) adjective colourless; without colouring matter. Also, achromous. {a 6 + Greek chroma colour + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • achromic — adjective having no color • Syn: ↑achromous • Similar to: ↑uncolored, ↑uncoloured …   Useful english dictionary

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