chromatic chromatic


  1. (adj) able to refract light without spectral color separation
  2. (adj) based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones
  3. (adj) being or having or characterized by hue


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  1. Early on, he brought color into the mix to produce agitated chromatic force fields.
  2. Eagle has been deluged with a chromatic list of imaginative new colors.
  3. They say it's capable of a chromatic subtlety that film can't match.


  • Visualant Enters $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE

    SEATTLE, Wash. -- via PRWEB - Visualant, Inc. -- an industry-leading provider of chromatic-based identification and diagnostic solutions with its ChromaID(TM) technology, announced today it is entering ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Hilton Kramer, reviewing the show in The New York Times, called it "an immense bath of chromatic delights," although he expressed reservations about what he saw as Mr. Noland's odd combination of hot color and cool emotion.
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Hilton Kramer Source: New York Times

  2. "Newton noticed that when you broke up the color spectrum, it was in seven colors, and we have seven whole notes in the chromatic scale for music, and so he was thinking that these things were in some way related," Hendrix said.
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Jimi Hendrix Source:

  3. DH Lawrence described Beirut as "a chromatic Levantine screen through which foreign influences entered".
    on Jun 17, 2005 By: DH Lawrence Source:

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