secondary colour

secondary colour
Any of three colours derived from mixing two primary colours

Orange (red + yellow), Green (yellow + blue), and Violet/Purple (blue + red) are secondary colours.

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  • secondary colour — noun a colour resulting from the mixing of two primary colours …   English new terms dictionary

  • secondary — adj. & n. adj. 1 coming after or next below what is primary. 2 derived from or depending on or supplementing what is primary. 3 (of education, a school, etc.) for those who have had primary education, usu. from 11 to 18 years. 4 Electr. a (of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • colour — is the most prominent example of a secondary quality (see primary/secondary qualities ). Philosophical opinion has always been divided over whether to allocate colour (and smell, taste, and sound) to the physical world, or to regard them as… …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • colour — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} (BrE) (AmE color) noun 1 quality that makes sth red, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ bold, bright, brilliant, glowing, iridescent, vibrant, vivid ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • colour — [ kʌlə] a riot of colour brilliant dark dull fade garish gaudy harsh loud match nat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • secondary */*/*/ — UK [ˈsekənd(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈsekənˌderɪ] adjective 1) relating to the education of children between the ages of 11 and 16 or 18 primary and secondary education secondary teachers/pupils 2) less important than something else His feelings in the matter …   English dictionary

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