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chro·mat·ic

 (krō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to colors or color.
b. Relating to color perceived to have a saturation greater than zero.
2. Music
a. Of, relating to, or based on the chromatic scale.
b. Relating to chords or harmonies based on nonharmonic tones.

[Greek khrōmatikos, from khrōma, khrōmat-, color.]

chro·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
chro·mat′i·cism (-sĭz′əm) n.

chromatic

(krəˈmætɪk)
adj
1. (Colours) of, relating to, or characterized by a colour or colours
2. (Classical Music) music
a. involving the sharpening or flattening of notes or the use of such notes in chords and harmonic progressions
b. of or relating to the chromatic scale or an instrument capable of producing it: a chromatic harmonica.
c. of or relating to chromaticism. Compare diatonic
[C17: from Greek khrōmatikos, from khrōma colour]
chroˈmatically adv
chroˈmaticism n

chro•mat•ic

(kroʊˈmæt ɪk, krə-)

adj.
1. pertaining to color.
2.
a. of, pertaining to, or involving the musical chromatic scale.
b. marked by the use of musical accidentals.
[1590–1600; < Greek chrōmatikós=chrōmat- (see chromato-) + -ikos -ic]
chro•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.

chro·mat·ic

(krō-măt′ĭk)
Relating to color or colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chromatic - able to refract light without spectral color separation; "chromatic lens"
2.chromatic - based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones; "a chromatic scale"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
diatonic - based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones and 2 semitones without modulation by accidentals
3.chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
Translations
لَوْني، مُرَكَّز على السُّلَّم اللوني
chromatickýpůltónový
kromatisk
krómatískur, smástígur
chromatinis
hromatisks
chromatický

chromatic

[krəˈmætɪk] ADJ (Mus, Tech) → cromático

chromatic

[krəˈmætɪk] adj (= concerning colour) → chromatiquechromatic scale n (MUSIC)gamme f chromatique

chromatic

adj (Art, Mus) → chromatisch

chromatic

[krəˈmætɪk] adj (Mus) → cromatico/a

chromatic

(krəˈmӕtik) , ((American) krou-) : chromatic scale
a series of musical notes, each separated from the next by a semitone.

chro·mat·ic

a. cromático-a, rel. al color.
References in classic literature ?
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