color circle

noun

Definition of color circle

: an arrangement of hues in their natural spectrum order (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet plus the purples) about the circumference of a circle usually with pairs of complementary hues represented on the opposite ends of diameters

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First Known Use of color circle

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Color circle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color%20circle. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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