Bezold–Brücke phenomenon

noun Be·zold–Brücke phenomenon \¦bāt-ˌsȯlt-ˈbri-kə-, -ˈbrue-\

Definition of Bezold–Brücke phenomenon

  1. :  the shift in the hue of colors that occurs when the intensity of the corresponding energy stimulus is materially increased, except in the case of the stimuli for certain invariable hues approximating the psychologically primary hues

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Origin and Etymology of bezold–brücke phenomenon

after Wilhelm von Bezold †1907 German meteorologist and Ernst W. von Brücke †1892 German physiologist

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capable of being understood in two ways

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