- pertaining to the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or in color photography.
- pertaining to, characterized by, or involving three colors.
- Ophthalmology. of, relating to, or exhibiting normal color vision.
Also tri·chro·mic [trahy-kroh-mik] /traɪˈkroʊ mɪk/.
Origin of trichromatic
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- photog printing involving the combination of three primary colours in the production of any colour
- of, relating to, or having normal colour vision
- having or involving three colours
- Having or relating to the three primary colors, red, blue, and green.
- Having perception of the three primary colors, as in normal vision.
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