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chromaticity

[kroh-muh-tis-i-tee] /ˌkroʊ məˈtɪs ɪ ti/
noun, Optics.
1.
the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength and its purity.
Origin of chromaticity
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; chromatic + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for chromaticity

chromaticity

/ˌkrəʊməˈtɪsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the quality of a colour or light with reference to its purity and its dominant wavelength
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