chroma definition

  • noun:
    • The facet of shade within the Munsell color system in which an example appears to differ from a gray of the identical lightness or brightness hence corresponds to saturation regarding the understood color.
    • Color.
    • The part of a colour's hue that is determined by the amount of black or white on it; saturation
    • In music: In Greek songs, a modification of this normal diatonic scale.
    • The indication through which an email is raised or lowered a semitone; a sharp, ♯, or an appartment, ♭.
    • An eighth-note or quaver, ♪. See croma.
    • A semitone or half-step, whether large or small. See semitone.
    • In rhetoric, a figure of address which consists in talking in order never to upset the hearer.
    • the amount of departure of a color-sensation from that of white or gray; the intensity of unique hue; color-intensity.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous pests.
    • A double sharp, ×, or double flat, d♭.
    • chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white thus vivid in hue
    • The element of shade in Munsell shade system through which an example seems to vary from a gray of the same lightness or brightness and that corresponds to saturation associated with the identified color.
    • Colors.
    • The facet of a colour's hue that will depend on the amount of white or black in it; saturation
    • In songs: In Greek songs, an adjustment of the normal diatonic scale.
    • The sign by which a note is raised or lowered a semitone; a sharp, ♯, or a flat, ♭.
    • An eighth-note or quaver, ♪. See croma.
    • A semitone or half-step, whether large or small. See semitone.
    • In rhetoric, a figure of message which is made up in talking so as to not ever offend the hearer.
    • the amount of deviation of a color-sensation from that of white or grey; the strength of unique hue; color-intensity.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of lepidopterous insects.
    • A double sharp, ×, or double flat, d♭.
    • chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white thus vivid in hue

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