Definition of Chrominance

1. Noun. The signal used in video systems to convey the picture's colour information, separately from the accompanying luma signal. ¹



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Definition of Chrominance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrominance

chromide
chromides
chromidia
chromidial apparatus
chromidial net
chromidial substance
chromidiation
chromidiosis
chromidium
chromidroses
chromidrosis
chromids
chromier
chromiest
chromiferous
chrominance (current term)
chrominances
chroming
chromings
chromista
chromite
chromites
chromium
chromium(VI) reductase
chromium-52
chromium-53
chromium-54
chromium-plate
chromium-plated
chromium alloys

Literary usage of Chrominance

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1. Re-Visioning Television: Policy, Strategy and Models for the Sustainable by Adrian Hadland, Mike Aldridge, Joshua Ogada (2007)
"... chrominance and luminance range, audio levels and audio setting. Other technical factors would relate to quality in terms of the stability of the signal ..."

2. A Survey of Distributed Multimedia: Research, Standards and Products by Chris Adie (1993)
"H.261 defines two picture formats: GIF (Common Intermediate Format) has 288 lines by 360 pixels/line of luminance information and 144 x 180 of chrominance ..."

3. Wild Winds: Adventures in the Highest Andes by Ed Darack (2001)
"... chrominance was everything I'd wished for and more. Just before the sum kissed the horizon, clouds to the west of us dissolved, ..."

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