Definition of Achromatism in English :

Define Achromatism in English

Achromatism meaning in English

Meaning of Achromatism in English

Pronunciation of Achromatism in English

Achromatism pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of achromatism


1. achromaticity, achromatism, colorlessness, colourlessness

the visual property of being without chromatic color

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see synonyms of achromatism
the condition or quality of being achromatic; lack of color
: also aˌchromaˈticity (eɪˈkroʊməˈtɪsəti ; ākrōˈmətisˈətē)

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see synonyms of achromatism
1. Designating color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.
2. Refracting light without spectral color separation.
3. Biology Difficult to stain with standard dyes. Used in reference to cells or tissues.
4. Music Having only the diatonic tones of the scale.

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