Color rendering

color rendering

[¦kəl·ər ′ren·dər·iŋ]
(optics)
For a light source, the extent of the agreement between the perceived color of a surface illuminated by the source and that of the same surface illuminated by a reference source under specified viewing conditions, measured and expressed in terms of the chromaticity coordinates of the source and the luminance of the source in agreed spectral bands.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Color rendering

The effect of a light source on the color of a surface, compared to the same color lit by daylight.
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