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color saturation

[′kəl·ər sach·ə′rā·shən]
(optics)
The degree to which a color is mixed with white; high saturation means little white, low saturation means much white. Also known as chroma; saturation.
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Such an improvement would be a step toward an illumination metric related to colorfulness per watt that would be more directly related to human impression of the illuminated environment.
6 adds metrics such as colorfulness, audio loudness and other key metrics.
For its part, the intensity of territory cover creates a space compositional fulfillment, contributes to a landscape organization, colorfulness, interestingness and balance.
While no one would mistake this show for a serious prize winner, its neon rainbow of loopiness is far more worthy of accolades than the manufactured colorfulness of the business-world musical a block or two away.
DURBAN: Vicente Del Bosque may lack the unpredictability and colorfulness of Luis Aragones, his predecessor as Spanish coach, but to the players he brings a calmness and authority which are imperative when things are not going smoothly.
MICMACS: Jean-Pierre Jeunet ("Amelie," "Delicatessen") may be the only filmmaker who rivals Wes Anderson in colorfulness of palate.
Saint Elias as a Christian incarnation of a heathen sun god and the Greek Apollo come to mind; the colorfulness of the image recalls Kazimir Malevich's late pictures, and an emphasis on surface lends an abstract touch.
This parliament can not make concessions from its principles established 89 years ago on colorfulness, freedom and democracy, Erdogan said.
What used to be a (reduplicating) reference to the colorfulness and the attractiveness of the badge ("bon-bon"), is reinterpreted in the suspense of this critical moment by Matzerath as a candy and hidden in his mouth.
I love Alvarez's daring experimentation with narrative voices, her mixture of harshness and heart wrenching emotionality, and Allende's superb mesmerizing story-telling techniques, the colorfulness of her magic realism and the diversity of her female characters.
Over the following years he explored the colorfulness that appears in these French artists' paintings but in his own personal way--as can be seen in this reproduction.