color balance


Definition of color balance

1 : a distribution of colors (as in a painting) resulting in a feeling of fitness, satisfaction, and beauty
2 : the chromatic characteristics of the reproduction of gray tones in a color photograph

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First Known Use of color balance

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Color balance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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