secondary colour


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secondary colour

n
(Colours) a colour formed by mixing two primary colours. Sometimes shortened to: secondary
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Secondary colour : Secondary colours are a combination of the primary colours.
Variables that showed little morphological variability were the secondary colour of the branches (76.7% absent of colour); the pubescence of the branch tip (98.33% absent); the mature leaf (90% green-coloured); the size of the mature leaf (93.3% with medium size between 8 to 15 cm); the secondary colour of the root bark (98.33% absent of colour); the secondary colour of the root pulp (78.3% absent of colour) and the distribution of the pulp colour (76.7% without ring formation) (Table 2).
The perforated hide on the leather seats reveals a vibrant secondary colour underneath, which echoes the bold colour accents throughout the limited-edition Flying Spur.
A different all-navy was used at Reading in 2007/08 while the pink returned as a secondary colour in the shape of horizontal pin stripes on an away kit in 2009/10.
They are spotted and streaked with a secondary colour and the plant will grow to a height of around 90cm.
Dual-shot adds a second layer of coloured, transparent or translucent polycarbonate on top of a base layer to produce secondary colour blends and depth effects.
Our secondary colour doesn't compete with the teal but a gentle hint in the form of a couple of vases, some flowers and a few cushions, completes the look.