color equation

color equation

[′kəl·ər i′kwā·zhən]
(astronomy)
A measure of the color sensitivity and response of a method of observation; photographic, visual, or photoelectric techniques may be employed.
(optics)
An algebraic equation that expresses a specified color as an additive mixture of primary colors.
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Company scientists developed the L,a,b color equations that became a key analytic tool in the catalogue of colour science.