spectral colour

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Noun1.spectral colour - a color that has huespectral colour - a color that has hue      
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"
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
orangeness, orange - orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
salmon - a pale pinkish orange color
yellow, yellowness - yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
blond, blonde - a light grayish yellow to near white
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
purple, purpleness - a purple color or pigment
pink - a light shade of red
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
olive - a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
pastel - any of various pale or light colors
chroma, vividness, intensity, saturation - chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
complementary, complementary color - either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments); "yellow and blue are complementaries"
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FEW horror movies today can survive without a few skeletons rattling around to add a touch of spectral colour.
Even at age twelve they may name the same spectral colour blue or yellow on different occasions.
What is the name for a triangular block of transparent material used to split a beam of light into its spectral colours? A Spectraliser B Optican C Pyramid D Prism 5.
The main design element the Egyptian sculpture of Nefertiti--and a cat observed at an oblique angle flip from black to clear images that comprise different spectral colours;

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