chromaticity
noun Date: 1922 the quality of color characterized by its dominant or complementary wavelength and purity taken together

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chromaticity — [krō΄mə tis′ə tē] n. the classification of a color with reference to its hue and its purity, i.e., its departure from white light …   English World dictionary

  • Chromaticity — For the album by Tony MacAlpine, see Chromaticity (album). The CIE 1931 x,y chromaticity space, also showing the chromaticities of black body light sources of various temperatures, and lines of constant correlated color temperature Chromaticity… …   Wikipedia

  • Chromaticity — WikiV The color quality of light that is defined by the wavelength (hue) and saturation. Chromaticity defines all the qualities of color except its brightness …   Audio and video glossary

  • chromaticity — /kroh meuh tis i tee/, n. Optics. the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength and its purity. [1900 05; CHROMATIC + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromaticity — noun An objective specification of the quality of a colour, regardless of its luminance …   Wiktionary

  • Chromaticity — Цветность …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • chromaticity — chro·ma·tic·i·ty .krō mə tis ət ē n, pl ties the quality of color characterized by its dominant or complementary wavelength and purity taken together …   Medical dictionary

  • chromaticity — n. colorfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chromaticity — [ˌkrəʊmə tɪsɪti] noun the quality of colour, independent of brightness …   English new terms dictionary

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