primary color

noun
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of primary color

: any of a set of colors from which all other colors may be derived

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First Known Use of primary color

1817


PRIMARY COLOR Defined for English Language Learners

primary color

noun

Definition of primary color for English Language Learners

  • : one of the three colors red, yellow, or blue which can be mixed together to make other colors


PRIMARY COLOR Defined for Kids

primary color

noun

Definition of primary color for Students

: one of the colors red, yellow, or blue which can be mixed together to make other colors

Medical Dictionary

primary color

noun

medical Definition of primary color

: any of a set of colors (as red, yellow, and blue or red, green, and blue) from which all other colors may be derived

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