achromatic color


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Noun1.achromatic color - a color lacking hueachromatic color - a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
black, blackness, inkiness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
whiteness, white - the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
gray, grayness, greyness, grey - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
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A color with CIELAB of 50, 0, 0 is a mid-gray color with no apparent hue-commonly referred to as a neutral or achromatic color.
Achromatic color variation in Black-capped Chickadees, Poecile atricapilia: black and white signals of sex and rank.
achromatic color gives you the power to better understand your reality.