Definition of Spectral color
1. Noun. A color that has hue.
Generic synonyms: Color, Coloring, Colour, Colouring
Specialized synonyms: Red, Redness, Orange, Orangeness, Salmon, Yellow, Yellowness, Blond, Blonde, Green, Greenness, Viridity, Blue, Blueness, Purple, Purpleness, Pink, Brown, Brownness, Olive, Pastel, Complementary, Complementary Color
Terms within: Chroma, Intensity, Saturation, Vividness
Antonyms: Achromatic Color
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spectral Color
Literary usage of Spectral color
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
""The spectral color of the usual apparatus is not localized with the same ... The plane in which the spectral color stretches through space before the ..."
2. A Textbook of Human Physiology: Including a Section on Physiologic Apparatus. by Albert Philson Brubaker (1922)
"It is possible to mix or blend these spectral color-sensations in the eye by stimulating the same area of the retina by different spectral colors, ..."
3. The Language of Color by Matthew Luckiesh (1918)
"dominant hue which corresponds to a spectral color. ... A spectral color is of one hundred per cent. purity on this basis and white represents the other ..."
4. Kirkes' Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, Charles Wilson Greene (1922)
"If a pure spectral color be allowed to fall on the retina, ... Each spectral color has its complemental color, a fact that is represented in figure 473. ..."
5. The Present Status of Visual Science by Leonard Thompson Troland (1922)
"The problem of ascertaining the number of steps for each spectral color is to a certain extent independent of that of the physiological or physical ..."
6. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1903)
"Under each spectral color, then, the arrangement is as follows: 1. spectral color, eg red. 2. Mixture of spectral color with white, = reddish. 3. ..."
7. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"It is easily seen, further, that the impression of the mixed color corresponds to an intermediate spectral color mixed with white. ..."