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[fawr-kuhl-er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌkʌl ər, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective, Printing.
noting or pertaining to a process for reproducing colored illustrations in a close approximation to their original hues by photographing the artwork successively through magenta, cyan, and yellow color-absorbing filters to produce four plates that are printed successively with yellow, red, blue, and black inks. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The four-color theorem in math is a particularly egregious case.
  • Hundreds of readers sent me copies of the map colored with only four colors, thus upholding the four-color theorem.
  • The day they introduce a four-color version is the day this thing will revolutionize the computer display industry.
  • General, four-color map handed out at the entrance station.
  • The number of text pages printing in four-color process.

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