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chrominance

noun chro·mi·nance \ˈkrō-mə-nən(t)s\

Definition of CHROMINANCE

:  the difference between a color and a chosen reference color of the same luminous intensity in color television

Origin of CHROMINANCE

chrom- + luminance
First Known Use: 1952

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