chrominance

noun
chro·mi·nance | \ˈkrō-mə-nən(t)s \

Definition of chrominance 

: the difference between a color and a chosen reference color of the same luminous intensity in color television

First Known Use of chrominance

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chrominance

chrom- + (lum)inance

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chromiole

chromis

chromite

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