Denoting a system of classifying colours according to their hue, value (or lightness), and chroma (or intensity of colour).
More example sentences
- The last-named for example, uses dimensions of hue, chromaticness and whiteness/blackness, whereas the Munsell system uses hue, chroma and lightness.
- We measured colors of the comb and iris using the Munsell system.
- The designations of our 22 judges as red, orange, or yellow agreed in each case with the Munsell system.
early 20th century: named after Albert H. Munsell (1858–1918), American painter.