achromatic color

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Noun1.achromatic color - a color lacking hueachromatic color - a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
black, blackness, inkiness - the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
whiteness, white - the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
gray, grayness, greyness, grey - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
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'Our trend research shows the continued importance of the achromatic color space, dominated by white, black, and gray.
An achromatic color scheme of white and cool grays is the base palette of the store interiors.
Achromatic color blood flow showed that the spectra of blood flow failed and the signal of blood flow in distal stenosis was weakened with lower flow of peak systolic velocity showed on Pulse Doppler (PD).This study found that the blood vessel of diabetic patients damaged to some extent with641 vascular lumen stenosis cases among which 84 were narrowed by 50%-99% and 43 with vascular occlusion.
A color with CIELAB of 50, 0, 0 is a mid-gray color with no apparent hue-commonly referred to as a neutral or achromatic color. A CIELAB value of 50, 0, 70 represents a mid-lightness saturated yellow color and a value of 50, -10, -7 represents a pastel cyan (bluish-green) color.
Among the achromatic colors, white maintains the leading position.
The achromatic colors have added accents to signify the intersection of the digital with the tangible.