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Abney effect

Abney effect  

1 The slight change in the hue of monochromatic light when its lightness changes as a result of white light being added to it.2 A perceptual phenomenon whereby a large surface that is suddenly ...
Abney's law

Abney's law  

The principle according to which the total luminance of light composed of several wavelengths is equal to the sum of the luminances of its monochromatic components. [Named after the English chemist ...
heterochromatic

heterochromatic  

1 relating to or possessing more than one colour; relating to light or other electromagnetic radiation of more than one frequency. Compare monochromatic.2 of, relating to, or possessing ...
homochromatic

homochromatic  

a less common term for monochromatic (def.1).
monochromatic

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
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40 words

1 or homochromatic involving, possessing, or relating to a single colour; consisting of, relating to, or emitting light (or other

monochromatism

monochromatism  

A form of colour-blindness characterized by monochromatic vision in which all colours are perceived as different shades of the same colour. Also called monochromasy. Compare achromatopsia. ...
pure hue

pure hue  

A hue consisting of monochromatic light.
pure light

pure light  

In the terminology introduced by the English physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727) in his Opticks (1704), any light that cannot be broken down into constituent colours, thus the ...

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