tri·​stim·​u·​lus (ˌ)trī-ˈstim-yə-ləs How to pronounce tristimulus (audio)
: of or relating to values giving the amounts of the three colored lights red, green, and blue that when combined additively produce a match for the color being considered

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tristimulus was in 1933

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“Tristimulus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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