achromatic

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ach·ro·mat·ic

 (ăk′rə-măt′ĭk, ā′krə-)
adj.
1. Designating color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.
2. Refracting light without spectral color separation.
3. Biology Difficult to stain with standard dyes. Used in reference to cells or tissues.
4. Music Having only the diatonic tones of the scale.

[From Greek akhrōmatos : a-, without; see a-1 + khrōma, khrōmat-, color.]

ach′ro·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
a·chro′ma·tic′i·ty (-tĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
a·chro′ma·tism (ā-krō′mə-tĭz′əm) n.

achromatic

(ˌækrəˈmætɪk)
adj
1. without colour
2. (General Physics) capable of reflecting or refracting light without chromatic aberration
3. (Biology) cytology
a. not staining with standard dyes
b. of or relating to achromatin
4. (Classical Music) music
a. involving no sharps or flats
b. another word for diatonic
5. (Medicine) denoting a person who is an achromat
ˌachroˈmatically adv
achromatism, achromaticity n

ach•ro•mat•ic

(ˌæk rəˈmæt ɪk, ˌeɪ krə-)

adj.
1. free from color; lacking hue.
2. able to emit, transmit, or receive light without separating it into colors.
3. (of a cell structure) difficult to stain.
4. without accidentals in musical key.
[1760–70]
ach`ro•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
a•chro•ma•tism (eɪˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm) a•chro`ma•tic′i•ty (-ˈtɪs ə ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.achromatic - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
colorless, colourless - weak in color; not colorful
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations

achromatic

[ˌækrəʊˈmætɪk] ADJacromático

ach·ro·mat·ic

a. acromático-a, sin color.