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chromaticity Line breaks: chro¦ma|ti¦city
Pronunciation: /ˌkrəʊməˈtɪsɪti/

Definition of chromaticity in English:


[mass noun]
The quality of colour, independent of brightness.
Example sentences
  • A previous study of pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca showed that the chromaticity of the characteristic blue eggs of this species was associated with male provisioning rate to resulting nestlings.
  • As a result, the stability of the luminance and the chromaticity can be preserved against age deterioration.
  • If you look at an instrument's data sheet, you will see uncertainty values on the order of 0.002 in chromaticity (x, y) and 2% in luminance.

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