color constancy

noun

Definition of color constancy

: tendency of the colors perceived as belonging to objects to remain invariable in spite of changes in amount and spectral quality of illumination

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First Known Use of color constancy

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Color constancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color%20constancy. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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