additive color

noun Photography.

red, green, or blue-violet, as used in the additive process of color photography.

Nearby words

  1. additional,
  2. additional member system,
  3. additionality,
  4. additionally,
  5. additive,
  6. additive effect,
  7. additive group,
  8. additive identity,
  9. additive inverse,
  10. additive process

Origin of additive color

First recorded in 1905–10

Also called additive primary. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019