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chromatics

[ kroh-mat-iks, kruh- ]
/ kroʊˈmæt ɪks, krə- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the science of colors.
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Also called chromatology.

Origin of chromatics

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

OTHER WORDS FROM chromatics

chro·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 forms of chromatics

chromatist (ˈkrəʊmətɪst) or chromatologist, noun
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