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A trademark for a method of making color motion pictures in which films sensitive to different primary colors are exposed simultaneously and are later superimposed to produce the full-color print.


(Film) trademark the process of producing colour film by means of superimposing synchronized films of the same scene, each of which has a different colour filter, to obtain the desired mix of colour


(ˈtɛk nɪˌkʌl ər)
1. Trademark. a system of making color motion pictures by means of superimposing the three primary colors to produce a final colored print.
2. (often l.c.) flamboyant or lurid, as in color, meaning, or detail.


Three films, each sensitive to different colors, run simultaneously in a special camera. Superseded by Eastmancolor, which uses a single film run in a standard camera.
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Noun1.technicolor - a trademarked method of making color motion pictures
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)


® [ˈteknɪˌkʌləʳ]
A. Ntecnicolor ® m
in Technicoloren tecnicolor
B. ADJen tecnicolor, de tecnicolor


nTechnicolor® nt


® [ˈtɛknɪˌkʌləʳ]
1. nTechnicolor ® m
2. adj (fam) → in technicolor
a Technicolor sunset → un tramonto in technicolor
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