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The aspect of color that includes consideration of its dominant wavelength and purity.


(General Physics) the quality of a colour or light with reference to its purity and its dominant wavelength


(ˌkroʊ məˈtɪs ɪ ti)

the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength and its purity.
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Noun1.chromaticity - the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelengthchromaticity - the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
color property - an attribute of color
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2%, the target spectrum defined by the CIE 1931 standard, enabling highly accurate chromaticity measurements.
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The wine color results were characterized by: lightness (L*), which ranges from black (0) to white (100); and chromaticity (C*), which represents color purity.
In the CIE Lab color space, "L*" denotes how light or dark the color is (level of lightness), while "a*" and "b*" together indicate chromaticity.
The luminosity or brightness, allow classify the color as light or dark, this attribute is a relative measure of the light reflected off the absorbed, so this is not, considered as a parameter of the chromaticity.
Next the fundamental properties of color are described, including the nature of light, chromaticity, and additive and subtractive color combinations.
LM-79 provides guidance for low uncertainty measurement of luminous flux, electrical power, luminous intensity distribution and chromaticity.
2): Chromaticity - high chroma for dentin, Value - strictly associated with enamel and decreases with age, Intensives - like white areas in enamel owing to defects in mineralization, Opalescent - confined to the incisal third only and responsible for creating the halo effect of enamel, Characterizations - include mamelons and bands for dentin and margins, stains and cracks for enamel.
The recent research suggested that the color and chromaticity of pearls are closely related to the nacre color of the donor mussel, which provides mantle pieces during graft surgery (Zhang et al.