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chroma Syllabification: chro·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōmə/

Definition of chroma in English:


Purity or intensity of color.
Example sentences
  • The guppy is sexually dichromatic, with males being genetically polymorphic for color patches that vary in hue, chroma, reflectivity, size, number, and location on their body.
  • Newman uses chroma to animate and differentiate forms.
  • While chroma tends to be faint and fugitive in Bell's early sculptures, a selection of recent works at Jacobson Howard was downright colorful.


Late 19th century: from Greek khrōma 'color'.

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