primary color
noun Date: 1817 any of a set of colors from which all other colors may be derived

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  • primary color — n any of a set of colors (as red, yellow, and blue or red, green, and blue) from which all other colors may be derived …   Medical dictionary

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  • primary color — pagrindinė spalva statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mėlyna, žalia arba raudona spalva. atitikmenys: angl. basic color; basic colour; fundamental color; fundamental colour; primary color; primary colour rus. основной цвет …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • primary color — pagrindinė spalva statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. basic color; basic colour; fundamental color; fundamental colour; primary color; primary colour vok. Grundfarbe, f; Primäarfarbe, f rus. основной цвет, m; первичный цвет, m pranc.… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • primary color — pradinė spalva statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. elementary color; elementary colour; primary color; primary colour vok. Primärfarbe, f; Urfarbe, f rus. первичный цвет, m; первоначальный цвет, m pranc. couleur primaire, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • primary color — 1. Art. a color, as red, yellow, or blue, that in mixture yields other colors. Cf. complementary color (def. 1), secondary color, tertiary color. 2. Optics. any of a set of monochromatic colors, as red, green, and blue, that are added to match or …   Universalium

  • primary color — basic color, color that cannot be created by combining other colors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primary color — pri′mary col′or n. fia a color, as red, yellow, or blue, that in mixture yields other colors • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

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