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polychromatic

[pol-ee-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-] /ˌpɒl i kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/
adjective
1.
having or exhibiting a variety of colors.
Also, polychromic
[pol-ee-kroh-mik] /ˌpɒl iˈkroʊ mɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; poly- + chromatic
Related forms
polychromatism
[pol-ee-kroh-muh-tiz-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for polychromatism

polychromatic

/ˌpɒlɪkrəʊˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
having various or changing colours
2.
(of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength
Derived Forms
polychromatism (ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm) noun
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polychromatism in Medicine

polychromatic pol·y·chro·mat·ic (pŏl'ē-krō-māt'ĭk) or pol·y·chro·mic (-krō'mĭk) or pol·y·chro·mous (-krō'məs)
adj.
Having or exhibiting many colors.

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polychromatism in Science
polychromatic
  (pŏl'ē-krō-māt'ĭk)   
  1. Consisting of or related to radiation of more than one wavelength.

  2. Of or having many colors. Compare monochromatic.


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