median gray

noun

Definition of median gray

: a gray having equal lightness or darkness differences from black and white as terminal members of a series of grays and for eyes adapted to a white background reflecting about 25 percent of the incident light or for eyes adapted to it reflecting about 18 percent

called also medium gray

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“Median gray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/median%20gray. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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