chromatics

[ kroh-mat-iks, kruh- ]
/ kroʊˈmæt ɪks, krə- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of colors.

Origin of chromatics

First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at chromatic, -ics
Also called chromatology.

Related forms

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

chromatist (ˈkrəʊmətɪst) or chromatologist, noun
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