advancing color

noun

: any of certain colors (as the yellows and colors closely related to yellow) that tend to appear nearer to the eye than other colors lying in the same plane

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of advancing color was in 1854

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“Advancing color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advancing%20color. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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