trichromatism


trichromatism

trichromatism [trahy-kroh-muh-tiz-uh m] Word Origin noun

  1. the quality or condition of being trichromatic.
  2. the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or photography.
  3. Ophthalmology. normal color vision.Compare monochromatism(def 2), dichromatism(def 2).

Origin of trichromatism First recorded in 1885–90; trichromat(ic) + -ism Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for trichromatism trichromatism noun

  1. the use or combination of three primary colours for colour reproduction in photography, printing, television, etc
  2. rare the state of being trichromatic

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