advancing color


Definition of advancing color

: 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

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First Known Use of advancing color

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Advancing color.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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