Definition of color separation in English:

color separation

Syllabification: col·or sep·a·ra·tion

noun

Photography & Printing
  • 1Any of three negative images of the same subject taken through green, red, and blue filters and combined to reproduce the full color of the original.
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    • In advertising, animation plays a major role in graphics design and illustrations, while publishing houses rely on it for page layout and colour separation.
    • Alas, what we get is a full-frame, middle-grade transfer with decent color separation but weak depth, and some truly annoying edge enhancement.
    • The color separation fluctuates almost from one frame to the next - characters and backgrounds change hues willy-nilly, like a psychedelic nightmare.
  • 1.1The production of color separations.
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    • He uses the computer to create color separations and facilitate his experiments with scale.
    • I had found two different design magazines that used enlarged color separations of the Mona Lisa for an illustration.
    • The photography is excellent, the color separations are consistently accurate, and the localities showcased are arguably the most famous in the world.

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