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Technicolor

[tek-ni-kuhl-er] /ˈtɛk nɪˌkʌl ər/
1.
Trademark. a brand name for a system of making color motion pictures by means of superimposing the three primary colors to produce a final colored print.
adjective
2.
(often lowercase) flamboyant or lurid, as in color, meaning, or detail.
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British Dictionary definitions for Technicolor

Technicolor

/ˈtɛknɪˌkʌlə/
noun
1.
trademark the process of producing colour film by means of superimposing synchronized films of the same scene, each of which has a different colour filter, to obtain the desired mix of colour
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Word Origin and History for Technicolor

technicolor

n.

1946, transferred from Technicolor, trademark (reg. 1917 U.S.), from technical + color.

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