achromatic color


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n achromatic color a color lacking hue; white or grey or black
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In literature:

The author's eye seems to be a natural achromatic, divesting every object of the glare of color.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson

In science:

Rayleigh scattering, can be differentiated with color, since the former is nearly achromatic whereas the latter depends strongly on wavelength.
Observations of Extrasolar Planets Enabled by a Return to the Moon