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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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).
One of the three variables in the Munsell color system. Chroma is the purity, or strength, of a color; its opposite is the amount of grayness.