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high colour

high colour in Technology

A colour depth of 16 (or 15) bits per pixel.
Compare true colour.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • Frau Wyner appeared, a little woman with a high colour, jolly and awkward.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
  • She has a high colour, an exquisite hand and arm, and an Amazonian bearing.

    Seen and Unseen E. Katharine Bates
  • He observed the high colour on her cheeks, and almost intuitively guessed that she was labouring under some impulse.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • The baronet's jaw dropped; his face lost some of its high colour.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • Her high colour had faded to a languorous paleness, and the harshness of her manner was gone.

    The Shadow of Victory Myrtle Reed
  • He was looking a bit thin, with a high colour and a restless snap in his eyes.

    Stubble George Looms
  • His face was a flame of high colour, and his nose was a burlesque on the nose of Bardolph.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • Sulphur, to be good, must be of a high colour, and crack and bounce when held in the hand.

  • Bishop's great face seemed to swell and its high colour to deepen.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • A tall girl, with a fine figure and a high colour—but what has that got to do with me?

    Poppy Cynthia Stockley

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