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chromatics

, chromatology
the science of colour

Chromatics

 

the systematized set of physical, physiological, and psychological data that pertain to the perception and discrimination of color. Chromatics includes the physical theory of color, the theory of color vision, and problems of the measurement and quantitative description of color (see). The rapid development of chromatics in the last third of the 20th century is associated with progress in constituent branches of the science.

chromatics

[krō′mad·iks]
(optics)
The branch of optics concerned with the properties of colors.
The part of colorimetry concerned with hue and saturation.
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But if traditional ink painting focuses on line and the flow of qi (energy), Gao reconceives ink as a richly chromatic medium, much as French filmmakers like the early Godard, Malle, and Truffaut turned black and white film into a richly chromatic medium, founding their palette on the wet Parisian boulevard.
This trend is evident early on in the 1958 Horror of Dracula, a Hammer Studios production set in an unnamed, post-World War II European city gleaming with vivid chromatics and stripped of the traditional Gothic drapery.
The Knowsley Business Park-based holding company includes subsidiaries Colormatrix Europe and the Colorant Chromatics Group (CCG), which the directors' report says made a combined profit of pounds 4m.
Instead of registering the simple change in skin color caused by bilirubin, the Chromatics meter can measure minute alterations in any one of a vast array of human skin types.
JULIO 31 - El ciclo de socializacion "Mixers and Elixirs" presenta al grupo The Chromatics como el entretenimiento musical de la noche.
These chord clusters in the accompaniment and added chromatics in both the piano and voice lines blur a definite tonality, but reflect the richness of the text.
Seebeck became Goethe's closest adviser and collaborator in experimental optics and chromatics.
Applications in Intelligent Chromatics (AiC), a division of Sun Chemical, and NAMSA have announced a marketing agreement in which AiC will be the exclusive distributor of NAMSA's Sterilization Indicating Inks.
In addition, a new textiles exhibition designed by Vittorio Locatelli in collaboration with Incontri-Aneta, called "Encounters with Color-Designer Chromatics," will show the vital role that color plays in home decor trends.
Research the work of the French chemist, Michel Eugene Chevreul (1786-1889), author of On the Harmony and Contrast of Colors; the Scottish physicist, James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879), author of Perception of Color; and the American artist and color scientist Ogden Rood (1831-1902), author of Modern Chromatics.
Apart from fidelity to Dvorak and Erben's original, however, he brings something else that is extremely interesting, underlining Dvorak's oft-mentioned "impressionism" in a series of uniquely carefully worked passages (dreadful tension--the episode of the cor anglais and bass clarinet in The Noonday Witch, the mother's warning--string chromatics in The Water Goblin).