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n. ~ 1. A property of an object that is determined by the wavelengths of light it reflects or transmits, giving it the appearance of red, blue, green, yellow, or their combinations. - 2. Chroma; hue.

- adj. ~ 3. Having more than one color; not black and white. - 4. Reproducing the hues of the subjects depicted.


Color1 is distinguished from saturation (the intensity of the color) and luminance (the brightness of the color). - Color3 is often used to distinguish materials that are not monochromatic or black and white. For example, a two-color print uses two different colors of ink on a base that may be a third color.