What is "Metameric Match" - Definition & Explanation

A colour-match that is judged to be satisfactory under a particular illuminant but not under other illuminants of different spectral composition.
A color match between physically different stimuli, ie a match between stimuli with different reflectances or spectral power distributions. Such stimuli that match (for an observer and a viewing condition) are metamers (with respect to that observer and that viewing condition).

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