Definition of CMYK in English:

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CMYK

abbreviation

Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, the four colors used in most color printers, usually in two ink cartridges, one of black ink and the other containing cyan, magenta, and yellow inks in separate reservoirs.

Origin

The final ‘k’ in black is used to differentiate black from blue; the color scheme RGB (red, green, blue) is used for color computer display screens.

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Syllabification: CMYK

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