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.
Of the numerous color systems that exist (see Jacobson & Bender, 1996 for discussion), one color system noted internationally for its precise identification process is the Munsell Color System (Ballast, 2002; Valdez & Mehrabian, 1994).
Practice the Munsell color system on the same samples.
The components of the Munsell color system are hue, value (brightness), and chroma (degree of color saturation) (2).