color temperature

noun Optics, Photography.
a temperature defined in terms of the temperature of a black body at which it emits light of a specified spectral distribution: used to specify the color of a light source.

1915–20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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