- the difference in color quality between a color and a reference color that has an equal brightness and a specified chromaticity.
Origin of chrominance
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- the quality of light that causes the sensation of colour. It is determined by comparison with a reference source of the same brightness and of known chromaticity
- the information that defines the colour (hue and saturation) of a television image, but not the brightness
C20: from chromo- + luminance