color blindness

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Noun1.color blindness - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
dichromacy, dichromasy, dichromatism, dichromatopsia, dichromia - a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
monochromacy, monochromasy, monochromatic vision, monochromatism, monochromia - complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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As a brand that encourages you to 'Boost Your Color,' we felt it was natural to partner with EnChroma to help young people with color blindness and boost their opportunity to learn in the classroom.
It comes from two workplace experts who analyze race relations in office settings and considers how color blindness and cognizance have different effects on how coworkers interrelate and act.
But with her wealth of experience, the author professionally painted a fascinating description of Vermont spiced with Green Mountains with its alluring beauty to anyone visiting the place for the first time, in other to craftily present whites' color blindness to racism, against students of color.
He looks into the racial structure in the US since the 1960s, central frames of color-blind racism, how people make disparaging remarks about race without sounding racist, the subtleties of racial stories, the significance of white segregation, white racial progressiveness, black color-blindness, the future of racial stratification, the enchantment of color blindness since President Obama's election, and exposes the irrevocable certainty of white color-blindness.
In 2010, they restored day vision in dogs suffering from achromatopsia, an inherited form of total color blindness, by replacing the mutant gene associated with the condition.
8) The central premise of color blindness is that race and racism are no longer relevant in post-segregation America except for scattered individuals and groups on the fringe of society, such as the Ku Klux Klan.
Color blindness is the inability to distinguish the differences between certain colors.
Graphic designer Phil Simpson told us why: "Men can't see red on gray, maybe because color blindness afflficts more men than women.
Originally published in China in 1958, this text contains color plates for use in testing for congenital color deficiency and abnormality, and to categorize the extent of color blindness into four classes so as to adapt to the different needs of various professions in China.
Although color blindness is common among men, very few women have the condition.
The hurricane stripped away the veneer of equality and color blindness and showed the whole world that the superpower, or "hyperpower" as the French call us, still had a race problem.
Since the major tool is speed of reaction, and since my eyes are not too good now, the results were very curious and probably totally unreliable: Though a lifelong, unprejudiced heterosexual, the test has me biased in favor of gays; as a lifelong champion of color blindness regarding race, I am indicated as being biased against blacks.