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false color
top: true-color satellite image of the Chesapeake Bay
bottom: false-color satellite image of the Chesapeake Bay

false color

n.
1.
a. A set of arbitrary colors overlaid on features or details of a grayscale image, as from a scanning electron microscope, in order to distinguish those features and details more clearly.
b. A color used in such an image.
2.
a. A set of colors generated by mapping one or more inputs onto one or more output hues, with at least one of the inputs being different from its output hue, as when information from the infrared band is used as an input in generating a RGB image.
b. A color used in such an image.

false′-col′or adj.
Translations
fausse couleur
References in classic literature ?
I saw, in the glass, my skin take a false fairness, my cheeks a false color, my eyes a false brightness--and I never shrank from it.
Her heart beat fast; a burning heat glowed in her as she thought of her false hair, her false color, her false dress, and saw the dear familiar face coming nearer and nearer.
Otherwise we shall be found sailing under false colors, and be inevitably cashiered at last by our own opinion, as well as that of mankind.
They said close down of thousands educational institutions established in forty three cantonment areas by giving false color to SC directives in a case between two private educational institutions regarding construction of a building was not an act of justice.
To show the survey's results, the 2MASS images are usually represented in false color, with light recorded in the J infrared band (1.
This displays the luminance level of input signals and a false color function, which overlays different areas of input images with colors depending on their luminance allowing for convenient review and confirmation of HDR images.
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Band rationing technique was usedfor the study such as false color composite band ratio used for identifying lithological features ofthe study area.
Talking to PTV News, he said that Indian Prime Minister Modi was trying to give false color to the exchange of fire on the Line of Control to satisfy its people and media.
Compositional data from the New Horizons spacecraft's Ralph/Linear Etalon Imaging Spectral Array (LEISA) instrument, shown in the right inset, indicate that the plateau uplands south of Piri Rupes are rich in methane ice (shown in false color as purple).
Scientists analyzed these images in false color, a rendering method that makes it easier to distinguish differences among the types of particles suspended in the atmosphere-relatively small particles that make up haze-inside and outside the hexagon.
False color composites, band ratios, minimum noise fraction (MNF) analyses and supervised classification was performed on the visible near infrared (VNIR) and shortwave infrared (SWIR) bands.