- the science of colors.
Origin of chromatics
Also called chromatology.
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Examples from the Web for chromatics
Chromatics, like little tongues of flame, appear in the accompaniment.The Complete Opera Book
Again he becomes almost modern in his employment of chromatics.How Music Developed
W. J. Henderson
And she ran up her chromatics in a voice rich and strong and clear.The Doctor
She weeps and wails in chromatics and scales that quite touch Arsaces.
It rides over and under and around hurricanes of chromatics and tremolos.
- (functioning as singular) the science of colour
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