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color triangle[′kəl·ər ′trī‚aŋ·gəl]
A triangle on a chromaticity diagram that represents the range of chromaticities that can be obtained as additive mixtures of three prescribed primary colors represented by the corners of the triangle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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