simultaneous contrast

noun

Definition of simultaneous contrast

: the tendency of a color to induce its opposite in hue, value and intensity upon an adjacent color and be mutually affected in return by the law of simultaneous contrast a light, dull red will make an adjacent dark, bright yellow seem darker, brighter and greener; in turn, the former will appear lighter, duller and bluer

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“Simultaneous contrast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simultaneous%20contrast. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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