complementary colour


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complementary colour

n
(General Physics) one of any pair of colours, such as yellow and blue, that give white or grey when mixed in the correct proportions
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She found fault with her friend's dress, and her hairdresser, and wondered how she could be so chaussee, and vowed that she must send her corsetiere the next morning.
Wrap your presents in a complementary colour, like soft grey (far right), which is quite understated so it doesn't compete with the tree.
Clever kitchen Although the neutral colour palette is carried on throughout the property to ensure a flow and a complementary colour scheme, the kitchen is rather clever.
Start by picking a complementary colour palette and decide if warm or cool colours will work best in your living space.
Available in five colours - white, black, pink, silver or gun metallic - the VIAO design is accented by complementary colour flourishes around the notebook's edge, touchpad and keyboard.
Once a key colour has been chosen it's not always necessary to use a paint or fabric to provide a complementary colour effect.
For a complementary colour USA and Canada brochure featuring Orlando, Florida telephone the Evening Chronicle Reader Travel Department on 0191 2016000 or e mail www.
When fabric is sheer you need complementary colour knickers, and the clingy fabric means every lump and bump shows so you need a smoothing knicker.
com Paint the remainder of the walls in a complementary colour - verdigris, or vintage green as it's known, is one of this season's standout shades.
It's also the perfect complementary colour to peaches, pinks, roses, ruby reds and aubergines, offering a variety of lipstick and blush combinations to experiment with.
When we gaze at a shape and then the shape disappears, a strange thing happens: We see an afterimage in the complementary colour.
an open plan living room and dining room, try painting each area a different but complementary colour.

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