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color circle


noun

a circular diagram displaying the colors of the spectrum as a sequence of segments of the circle and showing complementary colors opposite each other.

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Nearby words

color, color bar, color blindness, color charge, color chart, color circle, color code, color filter, color force, color guard, color hearing

Origin of color circle

First recorded in 1875–80
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