achromatic(redirected from achromatism)
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1. capable of reflecting or refracting light without chromatic aberration
a. not staining with standard dyes
b. of or relating to achromatin
a. involving no sharps or flats
b. another word for diatonic
4. denoting a person who is an achromat
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Having no color; a neutral such as black and white.
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Capable of transmitting light without decomposing it into its constituent colors.
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Said of architecture that is without color, for example, the white buildings of Greek Revival.
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