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chroma

[ kroh-muh ]

noun

  1. the purity of a color, or its freedom from white or gray.
  2. intensity of distinctive hue; saturation of a color.


chroma

/ ˈkrəʊmə /

noun

  1. the attribute of a colour that enables an observer to judge how much chromatic colour it contains irrespective of achromatic colour present See also saturation
  2. (in colour television) the colour component in a composite coded signal


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Word History and Origins

Origin of chroma1

First recorded in 1885–90, chroma is from the Greek word chrôma color

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Word History and Origins

Origin of chroma1

C19: from Greek khrōma colour

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Example Sentences

Nevertheless, Razer released a new product, the Phone Cooler Chroma, on Tuesday to ensure your smartphone doesn't overheat the next time you use it for gaming.

The Wolverine V2 Chroma is comfortable, feature-rich, and retains the unique set of features that made the original good enough to justify wired connectivity.

For users who are looking to fully customize their PC gaming rig’s visual design, it’s also important to seek out an ergonomic gaming mouse that includes customizable chroma lighting to ensure a proper match to the rest of their computer accessories.

Or is chroma/non-chroma only a salient binary after Daguerre?

These basic stains have been located in their proper positions with regard to their hue, value, and chroma.

Bound the hue rectangle and trace the value and chroma changes occurring on its vertical and horizontal lines.

It is retained at the full chroma for that value on account of the brightness of the sage green wood stain.

We shall then add a small amount of some thinning medium, oil or water, to reduce slightly the stain in chroma.

This hue should make slightly stronger value and chroma contrast than the remaining hues.

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