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chromatic

Music
a. involving the sharpening or flattening of notes or the use of such notes in chords and harmonic progressions
b. of or relating to the chromatic scale or an instrument capable of producing it

chromatic

[krō′mad·ik]
(optics)
Relating to color.
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Clinical studies showed that, over an eight-month period, using both the White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion and the White Cavier Creme Extraordinaire results in a prominent decrease in the four chromatic disturbances on the skin.
'The diversity of chromatic colors is evident, with red, blue, yellow, brown and gold hues appearing in almost every segment.
The locating chromatic number of G, denoted by [[chi].sub.L](G), is the minimum k such that G has a locating coloring.
The company will continue doing business as Quality Oil Tools and will be part of Chromatic Oil Tools, LLC, a new subsidiary of Chromatic.
This sharp, chromatic elegy for childhood blooms into a story of finding a way back from pain.
Peter Anderson, an attorney for the band, repeated to jurors his argument that the riff that opens "Stairway to Heaven," a chromatic descending arpeggiated line that misses the 'E' note, was in the public domain and had been widely used.
It might enhance the richness of the chromatic space, effecting surprising revelations and engendering an intangible vibrancy--yet a single layer too many could also blunt and, as it were, silence the picture.
This parameter, which is denoted [[chi]'.sub.irr](G), is called the irregular chromatic index of G.
To test the hypothesis that distinct chromatic components appear at different durations on the skin of the tropical arrow squid Doryteuthis plei in the Southern Hemisphere, we identified and described its body patterning behavior.
We also give general forms of the flow, reliability, and chromatic polynomials of these graphs.
The game chromatic number of a graph G, denoted [[chi].sub.g](G), is the least t such that Alice has a winning strategy when the t-coloring game is played on G.
Many of today's exterior ASA applications are trending toward highly chromatic, vibrant colors designed to maintain color in outdoor applications, thus eliminating painting.