Definition of complementary colour in English:
A colour that combined with a given colour makes white or black.
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- His manner of juxtaposing primary and complementary colours anticipated French 19th-century developments.
- If you want to darken/shadow/brighten a light colour you are using, or lighten/brighten a dark colour, adding a splash of the complementary colour to the pure original colour will usually work better than adding any other colour.
Definition of complementary colour in:
- US English dictionary
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