Definition of chroma in English:

chroma

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊmə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Purity or intensity of colour.
    More 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.

Origin

late 19th century: from Greek khrōma 'colour'.

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