Technicolor

[ tek-ni-kuhl-er ]
/ ˈtɛk nɪˌkʌl ər /
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Trademark.

a brand name for a system of making color motion pictures by means of superimposing the three primary colors to produce a final colored print.

adjective

(often lowercase) flamboyant or lurid, as in color, meaning, or detail.

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British Dictionary definitions for technicolor

Technicolor

/ (ˈtɛknɪˌkʌlə) /

noun

trademark the process of producing colour film by means of superimposing synchronized films of the same scene, each of which has a different colour filter, to obtain the desired mix of colour
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Word Origin and History for technicolor

technicolor

n.

1946, transferred from Technicolor, trademark (reg. 1917 U.S.), from technical + color.

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