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What is "Chroma" - Definition & Explanation

How much a color differs from both the pure color and the grey of the same intensity. Chroma is the purity of a color. High chroma colors look rich and full. Low chroma colors look dull and grayish.

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A plain weave fabric with a warp yarn of one color alternating with a warp yarn of white or a second color. Often the weft yarns alternate with the same 2 colors forming a mini check design. Used...

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