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Colorimetry.

The science and technique of measuring colours according to objective criteria.

Colour matching is done by mixing the output of (usually) red, green and blue light sources and comparing it to a target colour. The CIE Standard Observer colour model is an important standard in the field.

cf. CIE colour model.

Entry last updated 2002-04-03. Term 237 of 1487.


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