trichromatism

trichromatism

[trahy-kroh-muh-tiz-uhm]
noun
1.
the quality or condition of being trichromatic.
2.
the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or photography.
3.
Ophthalmology. normal color vision. Compare monochromatism ( def 2 ), dichromatism ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1885–90; trichromat(ic) + -ism

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trichromatism (traɪˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the use or combination of three primary colours for colour reproduction in photography, printing, television, etc
2.  rare the state of being trichromatic

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