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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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A polymer's natural opacity directly affects its ability to achieve highly chromatic colors such as bright yellows, reds, oranges, greens, blues, and even jet black.
Slur Exercises, Trills, and Chromatic Octaves is a collection of technical studies for the guitar, which were used by Maestro Andres Segovia (1893-1987) in his own personal practice.
Influenced by coating production batch, coating structure type, product variety and color, even product of the same color, when in full compliance with quality standards, may have slight chromatic aberration which can be detected by eyes in different batches of production.
Chromatic Light Deflector[TM] is a patent pending Optical element that dramatically maintains the brightness, clarity, and improved transitioned viewing angle, of displaying 3D images - glasses free.
Key words: tone of color, hue, chromatic harmony, general form, constructive elements
I call one of them the light pentad, three--the chromatic pentads, and two--the gustatory pentads.
Definition 4 The chromatic number [gamma](G) of a graph G is the smallest number of colors needed to color the vertices of G so that no two adjacent vertices share the same color, i.
This book describes and explains one approach, the chromatic methodology, for the intelligent monitoring of complex systems.
L Hix's remarks on Frank Bidart and Michael Waters, collected in his outstanding book of essays on poetry, As Easy as Lying, point to the core obsession of Chromatic, Hix's fifth collection and a finalist for the National Book Award:
2 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent launch of Nirvana's multi-platinum box set, "With the Light's Out," features Dynacolor thermochromic ink developed by Chromatic Technologies, Inc.
Lombardo's chromatic choice revolves around only two colors, a dark emerald green and a dark magenta, each differentiated into six different tones by added increments of white; these arbitrary but extremely rigid rules allow 479,001,600 possible permutations within which the artist chooses to work; he then tests the results on the public, which is found to take into consideration issues of chromatic balance or "status effect" (the perception that colors positioned at the bottom and to the sides seem darker, more solid, and more traditionally beautiful).
A new chromatic color classification makes it easier to choose, mix, and match flooring products and invites designers to experiment with different hues.