Definition of Color wheel

1. Noun. A chart in which complementary colors (or their names) are arranged on opposite sides of a circle.

Exact synonyms: Color Circle
Generic synonyms: Color Chart

Definition of Color wheel

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of colour wheel) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Color Wheel

color pop
color property
color scheme
color sergeant
color space
color spectrum
color television
color television system
color television tube
color triangle
color tube
color up
color vision
color vision deficiency
color wash
color wheel (current term)
coloratura soprano

Literary usage of Color wheel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles and Practice of Show-card Writing, Prepared in the Extension by Lawrence E. Blair (1922)
"To study color formation properly, a color wheel, Fig. ... To make this color wheel, a circle should be drawn on a piece of cardboard using a radius of 2I/> ..."

2. An Elementary Laboratory Course in Psychology by Herbert Sidney Langfeld, (, Floyd Henry Allport, ( (1916)
"Why do the colors fuse when the wheel is revolved? i The Milton-Bradley color tops and paper discs may be used instead of the color-wheel. ..."

3. Quarter Century Edition of The Paradise of Childhood: A Practical Guide to by Edward Wiebé, Henry Wolcott Blake (1907)
"For class instruction the color wheel or color mixer is very valuable, but if such apparatus is not available a simple modification of the larger apparatus ..."

4. How Motion Pictures are Made by Homer Croy (1918)
"A panchromatic film is exposed through a revolving color-wheel ... When the picture is projected a similar color-wheel is again used which restores the ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"The subject was seated about one meter from the color- wheel, ... The experimenter stood in front of the color-wheel when it was not in motion, ..."

6. A Brief Manual of Psychology Demonstrations to Accompany as Illustrative by Max Friedrich Meyer (1922)
"Then spin on a second color- wheel a combination of black, white, and blue sectors of any size disk, and have your partner adjust the sectors so that h«. ..."

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