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Related to chrominance: chrominance channel
The difference between any color and a specified reference color of equal brightness; in color television, this reference color is white having coordinates x = 0.310 and y = 0.316 on the chromaticity diagram.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
chromaShort for "chrominance" or color information, which includes its hue (color) and saturation (shade/brightness). Chroma is not a term most people hear or see very often, but it is not entirely hidden (see caption below). See hue and saturation.
|Chroma Setting on the Apple TV|
|The video in this Apple TV media hub is currently set to 4:2:0, which means the color signals are sampled at half the resolution of the brightness (see chroma subsampling). See Apple TV and digital media hub.|
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