color separation

noun

Definition of color separation

: the isolation on separate photographic negatives by the use of color filters of the parts of a picture or design that are to be printed in the given colors also : any of these separate negatives

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First Known Use of color separation

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Color separation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color%20separation. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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