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chro·ma

 (krō′mə)
n.
The aspect of color in the Munsell color system by which a sample appears to differ from a gray of the same lightness or brightness and that corresponds to saturation of the perceived color.

[Greek khrōma, color.]

chroma

(ˈkrəʊmə)
n
1. (Colours) the attribute of a colour that enables an observer to judge how much chromatic colour it contains irrespective of achromatic colour present. See also saturation4
2. (Broadcasting) (in colour television) the colour component in a composite coded signal
[C19: from Greek khrōma colour]

chro•ma

(ˈkroʊ mə)

n.
1. the purity of a color or its freedom from white or gray.
2. intensity of hue.
[1885–90; < Greek chrôma color]
value, chroma, hue - A color's value is its brightness, its chroma is its strength, and its hue is its position in the spectrum.
See also related terms for hue.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chroma - chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
color property - an attribute of color
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