chromaticity

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noun chro·ma·tic·i·ty \ˌkrō-mə-ˈti-sə-tē\

Definition of chromaticity

  1. :  the quality of color characterized by its dominant or complementary wavelength and purity taken together

First Known Use of chromaticity

1922


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chromaticity

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noun chro·ma·tic·i·ty \ˌkrō-mə-ˈtis-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of chromaticity

plural

chromaticities

  1. :  the quality of color characterized by its dominant or complementary wavelength and purity taken together


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