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Chroma, the Greek word for color, may refer to:


  • Chroma is the colorfulness relative to the brightness of a similarly illuminated area that appears to be white or highly transmitting. Therefore, Chroma should not be confused with Colorfulness.
  • Chrominance or chroma, one of the two components of a television signal that supplement a brightness signal to represent a color
  • Chroma, a measure of color purity in the Munsell color system


  • Chroma feature, a quality of a pitch class which refers to the "color" of a musical pitch, which can be decomposed in into an octave-invariant value called "chroma" and a "pitch height" that indicates the octave the pitch is in


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