Achromatic (adjective)

Free from color or hue; having no hue.


The word "achromatic" is derived from the greek words "a-" meaning "not" and "chroma" meaning "color".


  1. An achromatic lens is a lens that is designed to reduce the amount of chromatic aberration.
  2. The achromatic colors black and white are often used in graphic design to create a sense of contrast.
  3. The achromatic light from a light source can cause less strain on the eyes than chromatic light.
  4. Achromatic paintings are often monochromatic and made with only one color.
  5. An achromatic color scheme is one that uses shades of gray, black, and white.
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