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color index

n.
The difference in brightness, expressed in magnitudes, between views of a celestial object through two different colored filters. Colors defined this way are often used to indicate surface temperatures of stars, red being cooler than blue.
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This has led to the growth of a wider variety of colors and special effect pigments, which in turn has led to the need for a wider selection of pigment color index types and special mica and metallic pigments.
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54 g/l), whereas the color index level and mean erythrocyte volume were lower in the IDA patients (0.
Regarding the negative correlations, higher values were observed between the color index b* with the mineral manganese, the firmness with the minerals magnesium and copper and between the ascorbic acid content with the minerals copper and zinc.