Definitions for hueʰweɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hue, chromaticity(verb)

    the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength

  2. hue(verb)

    take on color or become colored

    "In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey"

  3. imbue, hue(verb)

    suffuse with color


  1. Hue(ProperNoun)

    A notable port city in central Vietnam

    Hue is the capital of Vietnam's North Central Coast economic region

  2. Hue(ProperNoun)

    A Vietnamese province named after its above capital

  3. Origin: From hu, a hunting cry

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hue(noun)

    color or shade of color; tint; dye

  2. Hue(noun)

    a predominant shade in a composition of primary colors; a primary color modified by combination with others

  3. Hue(noun)

    a shouting or vociferation

  4. Origin: [OE. hue, huer, to hoot, shout, prob. fr. OF. hu an exclamation.]


  1. Hue

    Hue is one of the main properties of a color, defined technically, as "the degree to which a stimulus can be described as similar to or different from stimuli that are described as red, green, blue, and yellow,". The other main correlatives of color appearance are colorfulness, chroma, saturation, lightness, and brightness. Usually, colors with the same hue are distinguished with adjectives referring to their lightness and/or chroma, such as with "light blue", "pastel blue", "vivid blue". Exceptions include brown, which is a dark orange, and pink, a light red with reduced chroma. In painting color theory, a hue refers to a pure color—one without tint or shade. A hue is an element of the color wheel. Hues are first processed in the brain in areas in the extended V4 called globs.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hué

    capital of the French protectorate Annam, on the Hué, 10 m. above its mouth, is strongly fortified with walls and a citadel.

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