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achromatic

1. capable of reflecting or refracting light without chromatic aberration
2. Cytology
a. not staining with standard dyes
b. of or relating to achromatin
3. Music
a. involving no sharps or flats
b. another word for diatonic
4. denoting a person who is an achromat

Achromatic

Having no color; a neutral such as black and white.

achromatic

[¦a·krə¦mad·ik]
(optics)
Capable of transmitting light without decomposing it into its constituent colors.

achromatic

Said of architecture that is without color, for example, the white buildings of Greek Revival.
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Even in the growing segment of electric vehicles achromatic colors are still preferred although gray/silver appears to be more popular than white or black at this early stage in electric vehicle development.
It presents in text (the word "COLOUR") the colours selected in the previous task against 20 achromatic backgrounds changing in 5 [L.
The studies mostly have assessed the effects of alcohol on visual perception using achromatic contrast sensitivity (CS) and acute or moderate alcohol intake (Adams, Brown, & Flom, 1976; Andre et al.
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In fact, although achromatic colors are dominant in the automotive palette, there are efforts to inject colors in these hues to provide nuanced, vibrant, and interpretive looks.
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HORIBA Scientific's UVISEL 2 combines a fully automated platform that includes a patented vision system, eight computer-selectable, achromatic spot sizes, and fast scanning, high-resolution monochromators, making it a suited solution for efficient and rapid thin film characterization over a spectral range of 190 to 2100 nm.
In order to evaluate the effect of color contrast on the visibility of objects in night-time driving conditions, three colored targets (that is, blue, green and red) and an achromatic target were employed.
is used to working with small parts, but its latest iteration of submillimeter achromatic lenses takes tiny to the extreme.
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An achromatic eyepiece provides users a crisp image covering the entire field of view.
Standard achromatic perimetry and optic nerve head topography by Heidelberg retina tomography (HRT) II were studied at baseline and thereafter every 6 months.