achromatic color


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achromatic color

[¦a·krə¦mad·ik ′kəl·ər]
(optics)
A color that has no hue or saturation but only brightness, such as white, black, and various shades of gray.

achromatic color

White light; a color that does not elicit hue.
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The figures of the European Color Report 2017 reveal that achromatic colors are still the most popular.
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.
Apart from these ten hue groups, three achromatic colors (white, black and middle gray) were also used.
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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.