color (perceived attribute)

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Scope note
Refers to a general perceived attribute of an object or light resulting from the response of vision to the wavelength of reflected or transmitted light. The principal dimensions of color when discussing painting are the variables or attributes of hue, tone, and intensity. When referring to individual chromatic colors and achromatic colors or neutrals, use "colors (hues or tints)."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024