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col·or wheel

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  1. color circle, color wheelnoun

    a chart in which complementary colors (or their names) are arranged on opposite sides of a circle


  1. Color wheel

    A color wheel or color circle is an abstract illustrative organization of color hues around a circle, which shows the relationships between primary colors, secondary colors, tertiary colors etc. Some sources use the terms color wheel and color circle interchangeably; however, one term or the other may be more prevalent in certain fields or certain versions as mentioned above. For instance, some reserve the term color wheel for mechanical rotating devices, such as color tops, filter wheels or the Newton disc. Others classify various color wheels as color disc, color chart, and color scale varieties.


  1. color wheel

    A color wheel is a circular diagram of colors arranged by their chromatic relationship to each other. It helps in visualizing the relationships between primary colors, secondary colors, and tertiary colors. The colors are typically arranged in a way that shows a progression or transition from one color to another, allowing for a better understanding of how colors relate and contrast with one another. It's a tool generally used in art and design for choosing and mixing colors.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of COLOR WHEEL in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of COLOR WHEEL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of COLOR WHEEL in a Sentence

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    For people with rosacea, red marks or fresh hyperpigmentation, primers with a green tint can help neutralize the discoloration, green and red are opposite colors on the color wheel so they balance each other and make it much easier to apply makeup over it.

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    excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
    A frantic
    B abrupt
    C whirring
    D cosmopolitan

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