achromatic colour


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achromatic colour

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(General Physics) physics colour, such as white, black, and grey, that is devoid of hue. See colour2
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Noun1.achromatic colour - a color lacking hueachromatic colour - 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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Instead the latest trend is to swathe yourself in the pure innocence of this achromatic colour.
As we can see, the consensus among subjects is higher with achromatic colours than with chromatic colours.