secondary color
noun Date: 1831 a color formed by mixing two primary colors in equal or equivalent quantities

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  • Secondary color — Secondary Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • secondary color — n a color formed by mixing primary colors in equal or equivalent quantities …   Medical dictionary

  • Secondary color — A secondary color is a color made by mixing two primary colors in a given color space. Examples include the following:Light (RGB) red(●) + green (●) = yellow(●)green(●) + blue(●) …   Wikipedia

  • secondary color — minor color, color that is not the main color …   English contemporary dictionary

  • secondary color — noun : a color formed by mixing primary colors in equal or equivalent quantities : binary color * * * noun, pl ⋯ ors [count] : a color (such as green, orange, or purple) that is formed by mixing two primary colors …   Useful english dictionary

  • secondary color — Art. a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • secondary color — sec′ondary col′or n. fia a color, as orange, green, or violet, produced by mixing two primary colors • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Color grading — or colour painting, is the process of altering and enhancing the color of a motion picture, video image, or still image either electronically, photo chemically or digitally. The photo chemical process is also referred to as color timing and is… …   Wikipedia

  • Color printing — Color separation redirects here. For other uses, see Chroma key. Color printing or Colour printing is the reproduction of an image or text in color (as opposed to simpler black and white or monochrome printing). Any natural scene or color… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary — Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever there is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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