spectral color

Definitions of spectral color
  1. noun
    a color that has hue
    synonyms: chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral colour
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    achromatic color, achromatic colour
    a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
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    red, redness
    red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    orange, orangeness
    orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    salmon
    a pale pinkish orange color
    yellow, yellowness
    yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    blond, blonde
    a light grayish yellow to near white
    green, greenness, viridity
    green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    blue, blueness
    blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    purple, purpleness
    a purple color or pigment
    pink
    a light shade of red
    brown, brownness
    an orange of low brightness and saturation
    olive
    a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
    pastel
    any of various pale or light colors
    complementary, complementary color
    either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
    sanguine
    a blood-red color
    chrome red
    a red pigment used in paints; basic lead chromate
    Turkey red, alizarine red
    a bright orange-red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye
    cardinal, carmine
    a variable color averaging a vivid red
    crimson, deep red, ruby
    a deep and vivid red color
    dark red
    a red color that reflects little light
    purplish red, purplish-red
    a red with a tinge of purple
    cerise, cherry, cherry red
    a red the color of ripe cherries
    orange red, scarlet, vermilion
    a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
    reddish orange
    an orange color closer to red than to yellow
    canary, canary yellow
    a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
    amber, gold
    a deep yellow color
    brownish yellow
    a yellow color of low lightness with a brownish tinge
    gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maize
    a strong yellow color
    old gold
    a dark yellow
    orange yellow, saffron
    a shade of yellow tinged with orange
    pale yellow, straw, wheat
    a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white
    greenish yellow
    a shade of yellow tinged with green
    greenishness
    the property of being somewhat green
    sea green
    the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea
    sage green
    the color of sage leaves
    bottle green
    dark to moderate or greyish green
    chrome green
    a brilliant green color
    emerald
    the green color of an emerald
    olive green, olive-green
    a color that is lighter and greener than olive
    Paris green, chartreuse, pea green, yellow green, yellowish green
    a shade of green tinged with yellow
    blue green, bluish green, teal
    a blue-green color or pigment
    jade, jade green
    a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
    azure, cerulean, lazuline, sapphire, sky-blue
    a light shade of blue
    powder blue
    a pale blue color with grey in it
    steel blue
    a greyish blue color
    Prussian blue
    a dark greenish-blue color
    dark blue, navy, navy blue
    a dark shade of blue
    aqua, aquamarine, cobalt blue, greenish blue, peacock blue, turquoise
    a shade of blue tinged with green
    purplish blue, royal blue
    a shade of blue tinged with purple
    lavender
    a pale purple color
    mauve
    a moderate purple
    reddish purple, royal purple
    a shade of purple tinged with red
    reddish blue, violet
    a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    pinkness
    the quality of being pink
    carnation
    a pink or reddish-pink color
    rose, rosiness
    a dusty pink color
    purplish pink, solferino
    a pink dye that was discovered in 1859, the year a battle was fought at Solferino
    apricot, peach, salmon pink, yellowish pink
    a shade of pink tinged with yellow
    coral
    a variable color averaging a deep pink
    Vandyke brown
    a moderate brown color
    chestnut
    the brown color of chestnuts
    burnt umber, chocolate, coffee, deep brown, umber
    a medium brown to dark-brown color
    hazel
    a shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of someone's eyes
    light brown
    a brown that is light but unsaturated
    mocha
    a dark brown color
    Venetian red, burnt sienna, mahogany, reddish brown, sepia
    a shade of brown with a tinge of red
    buff, caramel, caramel brown, raw sienna, yellowish brown
    a medium to dark tan color
    puce
    a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red
    olive brown
    a shade of brown tinged with green
    drab, olive drab
    a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
    taupe
    a greyish brown
    ultramarine
    a vivid blue to purple-blue color
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    color, coloring, colour, colouring
    a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
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