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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue.

Usage examples (31)
  • The term chromatic derives from the Greek word chroma, meaning color.
  • You've defined the word chroma as both the "absence of white" and "the intensity of distinctive hues".
  • Maybe worth mentioning that Casey uses intensity when other people might say "chroma" - the strength of a colour
  • Many color wheels include the dimension of grayness versus intensity, known as chroma, also commonly called saturation. for more
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