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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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Morphological rationalism presupposes a constitutive role of moral reasons in the formation of moral judgment, and on their background morphological effectivity through which they chromatically illuminate the encountered situation.
In the next few bars, a chromatically moving theatrical "curtain-rising" passage is answered by a jarringly dissonant swift series of parallel moving saxophone chords.
Anaglyph 3D is the name given to the stereoscopic 3D effect achieved by means of encoding each eye's image using filters of different (usually chromatically opposite) colors, typically red and cyan.
Lending a magical, easily haunting emotional fervor to the work is Vamenta's skill with color: various shades of darkness and radiance achieving a state of immanence, an optical sensation that chromatically blends imperceptibly as though the artist plotted out the areas where a transparency of light is seamlessly aligned to the woman's interior life.
Third, 'the barbershop ending' is defined by the author as 'an expansion of the final tonic chord of a piece (or section of a piece) characterized by chromatically descending chords over a tonic pedal' (e.g.
The wings were overall the most highly chromatically contrasting body part when compared to the legs and prothorax.
The way "Rugged red rocks and cracks in the ground resonate, geologically, and chromatically, with the desolation staged in Eliot's poem" further "keep at bay, if not dissipate altogether the supposedly biblical nature of the desert to which readers could be misled by [Eliot's] notes" (Patey 2007, 167-8), specifically the journey to Emmaus in Luke's gospel.
Example 1b is also a chromatically descending line interspersed with what blues and rock guitarists refer to as open-string upbeats.
Standard clef notation represents the phenomenal space of music with all of the clarity and detail that a critic needs, and when a critic tells us that the G-sharp of the "Tristan chord" moves chromatically to B while the D-sharp moves to D, he describes exactly what we hear as well as what we see on the page--even though the description is literally speaking nonsense, since Gsharp cannot move to B nor D-sharp to D.
For instance, metallic paints infused with nano-TiO2 (titanium dioxide) are chromatically brighter, more vivid when applied on car bodies than conventional paints, and hence are increasingly popular among car owners worldwide.
The ovipositor proper relatively simple, formed by (d) unpaired, subtriangular dorsal plate with a chromatically differentiated basis (dl), a large intermediate and strongly convex major part (d2) and a depressed apical and terminally rounded part (d3), (e) paired and mutually apposed elongate ventral plates closing the complex from ventral and lateral sides, and (f) two sub-cylindrical valvular projections between (d) and (e) provided with markedly long and strong macrotrichia.
Under the oil painting by Wilfredo Lam instead, Ferrari placed two seats purchased in a market (which he later discovered were by Danish furniture designer Ole Wanscher), covered with a fabric that would relate to the picture, and not just chromatically.