complementary color

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complementary color

n.
1. Either one of two colors whose mixture in the right proportions produces white (in the case of light) or gray (in the case of pigment).
2. A color directly opposite another on a color wheel and providing the greatest chromatic contrast to it. See Table at color.

com′plemen′tary col′or


n.
1. one of a pair of colors opposed to the other member of the pair on a schematic chart or scale, as green opposed to red, that when mixed tend to neutralize each other.
[1820–30]

complementary color

A secondary color that, when combined with the primary color whose wavelength it does not contain, produces white light. See more at color.
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Noun1.complementary color - either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments); "yellow and blue are complementaries"
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