Rayleigh equation

noun

Definition of Rayleigh equation

: an equation expressing the proportions in which red and green must be mixed to appear to match a given yellow in a test for anomalous color vision

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History and Etymology for Rayleigh equation

after Baron John W. S. Rayleigh

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“Rayleigh equation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rayleigh%20equation. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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