tristimulus

adjective
tri·​stim·​u·​lus | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈstim-yə-ləs How to pronounce tristimulus (audio) \

Definition of tristimulus

: 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

First Known Use of tristimulus

1933, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About tristimulus

Time Traveler for tristimulus

Time Traveler

The first known use of tristimulus was in 1933

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near tristimulus

tristichous

tristimulus

Tristram

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for tristimulus

Cite this Entry

“Tristimulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tristimulus. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!