Munsell color system


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Munsell color system

[mən′sel ′kəl·ər ‚sis·təm]
(optics)
A system for designating colors which employs three perceptually uniform scales (Munsell hue, Munsell value, Munsell chroma) defined in terms of daylight reflectance.
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00159 (b) 22 different hair colors were divided into 7 hues by Munsell color system.
It allows users to convert among different color representations, including RGB space used by color monitors and scanners, CMYK space used for printing, YIQ space used for broadcast, the CIELAB space used as an international standard, and to 15 other color spaces, including dictionaries of color names, the Munsell color system, and the German DIN standard.