having no hue
"neutral colors like black or white"
Free from color; transmitting light without color-related distortion.
Containing components such as achromatic lenses and prisms, designed to prevent color-related distortion.
Uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue
Having only the diatonic notes of the scale; not modified by accidentals.
Being achromatic in subject
The lecture was achromatic, the speaker used politics to suppress the weight of his/her subject.
Origin: ἀχρωμάτιστος, from ἀ- + χρῶμα; compare French achromatique
free from color; transmitting light without decomposing it into its primary colors
uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue
Origin: [Gr. 'achrw`matos colorless; 'a priv. + chrw^ma, chrw`matos, color: cf. F. achromatique.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-krōm-at′ik, adj. transmitting light without colour, of a lens or telescope.—adv. Achromat′ically.—n. Achrom′atism, the state of being achromatic.—v.t. Achrom′atize, to render achromatic. [Gr. a, neg., and chrōma, chromatos, colour.]
A colour distinguished by a degree of lightness.
Gray, black and white when viewed through a specific type of lens have achromatic colors.
The numerical value of achromatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of achromatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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