chromatism


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chromatism

1. Opties, dispersion or distortion of color.
2. abnormal coloration. See also botany.
See also: Color
abnormal coloration in parts of a plant that are usually green. See also color.
See also: Botany
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chromatism - hallucinatory perception of colored lights
visual hallucination - illusory visual perception
2.chromatism - abnormal pigmentation
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
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Chromatism and morphometrics of nymphs of the Central American Locust (Schistocerca piceifrons piceifrons Walker, 1870) in South Tamaulipas, Mexico.
As Gesualdo struggles with chromatism, Tchaikovsky grapples with the second movement of his "Pathetique" symphony, while Schoenberg tackles the 12-tone scale--and each tangles with romantic calamity.
In the western tradition chromatism has always been associated with madness.
In the late 1960s, his Ensamblajes marked a break with the visual art styles of his time and made its mark in art history through a new kind of language where symbols, signs, and concepts merge in a mixed technique of strong chromatism and texture.
Hindemith's sonata for flute fulfils the requisites of tonal chromatism and, moreover, it is one of the works in the repertory of the three students who participated in the empirical study.