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gamut

1. Music
a. a scale, esp (in medieval theory) one starting on the G on the bottom line of the bass staff
b. the whole range of notes
2. Physics the range of chromaticities that can be obtained by mixing three colours

gamut

The gamut of a monitor is the set of colours it can display. There are some colours which can't be made up of a mixture of red, green and blue phosphor emissions and so can't be displayed by any monitor.

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Vermont Soapworks natural, non-toxic line runs the gamut of personal and home care products.
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