chromatics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
chro·​mat·​ics | \ krō-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce chromatics (audio) \

Definition of chromatics

: the branch of colorimetry that deals with hue and saturation

First Known Use of chromatics

circa 1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromatics

chromat(ic) entry 1 + -ics

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The first known use of chromatics was circa 1790

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chromaticness

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chromatic scale

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Cite this Entry

“Chromatics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromatics. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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