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chroma

[′krō·mə]
(optics)
The dimension of the Munsell system of color that corresponds most closely to saturation, which is the degree of vividness of a hue. Also known as Munsell chroma.
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Chroma

The attribute of a color that allows the observer to judge how much color it contains.
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chroma

Short for "chrominance." The attributes of a color, which include its hue (frequency) and saturation (amount of black). See hue and saturation.
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