three-color
adjective Date: 1893 being or relating to a printing or photographic process wherein three primary colors are used to reproduce all the colors of the subject

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  • three-color — [thrē′kul΄ər] adj. designating or of a full color printing process using three separate plates, each reproducing one primary color …   English World dictionary

  • Three-color — Three col or, a. Designating, or pert. to, a photomechanical process employing printings in three colors, as red, yellow, and blue. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three-color — /three kul euhr/, adj. 1. having or characterized by the use of three colors. 2. noting or pertaining to a photomechanical process for making reproductions of paintings, artwork, etc., usually by making three printing plates, each corresponding… …   Universalium

  • three-color — three′ col or adj. pri of or pertaining to a photomechanical process for making reproductions, usu. by making three printing plates, each corresponding to a primary color, and printing superimposed impressions in three correspondingly colored… …   From formal English to slang

  • three-color — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective of process printing : using inks of 3 different colors * * * /three kul euhr/, adj. 1. having or characterized by the use of three colors. 2. noting or pertaining to a photomechanical process for making reproductions of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-color photography — noun or three color process : any of various processes of color photography wherein three primary colors (as blue violet, green, and red in the additive process or magenta, yellow, and blue green in the subtractive process) are used to produce… …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-color process — noun see three color photography …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-color theory — noun : a theory of color vision that assumes three psychologically primary colors …   Useful english dictionary

  • Three color transferring — Перенос изображения при трёхкрасочной печати …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Three-color method — Трёхкрасочная печать …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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