chromatics

[ kroh-mat-iks, kruh- ]
/ kroʊˈmæt ɪks, krə- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of colors.

Nearby words

  1. chromaticism,
  2. chromaticity,
  3. chromaticity coordinates,
  4. chromaticity diagram,
  5. chromaticness,
  6. chromatid,
  7. chromatin,
  8. chromatin body,
  9. chromatism,
  10. chromatist

Origin of chromatics

First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at chromatic, -ics

Also called chromatology.

Related formschro·ma·tist [kroh-muh-tist] /ˈkroʊ mə tɪst/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for chromatics

chromatics

chromatology (ˌkrəʊməˈtɒlədʒɪ)

/ (krəʊˈmætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the science of colour
Derived Formschromatist (ˈkrəʊmətɪst) or chromatologist, noun

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