additive process


noun

a process of color photography in which the colors are formed by the combination of red, green, and blue-violet.

Nearby words

  1. additive color,
  2. additive effect,
  3. additive group,
  4. additive identity,
  5. additive inverse,
  6. additively,
  7. additory,
  8. addle,
  9. addlebrained,
  10. addled


Origin of additive process

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for additive process

additive process

noun

a photographic process in which the desired colours are produced by adding together appropriate proportions of three primary coloursCompare subtractive process
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