achromatic colour

Definitions of achromatic colour
  1. noun
    a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
    synonyms: achromatic color
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    Antonyms:
    chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour
    a color that has hue
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    black, blackness, inkiness
    the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    white, whiteness
    the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    gray, grayness, grey, greyness
    a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black
    a very dark black
    alabaster
    a very light white
    bleach
    the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    bone, ivory, off-white, pearl
    a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    chalk
    a pure flat white with little reflectance
    frostiness, hoariness
    a silvery-white color
    ash gray, ash grey, silver, silver gray, silver grey
    a light shade of grey
    charcoal, charcoal gray, charcoal grey, oxford gray, oxford grey
    a very dark grey color
    dapple-gray, dapple-grey, dappled-gray, dappled-grey
    grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings
    iron-gray, iron-grey
    the color of freshly broken cast iron
    tattletale gray, tattletale grey
    a greyish white
    Davy's gray, Davy's grey, iron blue, steel gray, steel grey
    slightly purplish or bluish dark grey
    type of:
    color, coloring, colour, colouring
    a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
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