Color - Chroma

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1 - About

Saturation = Chroma ?

Chroma is a ratio parameter whereas colorfulness is an absolute property.

The Chroma formula is the colorfulness relative to the brightness of a similarly illuminated area that appears to be white (ie highly transmitting).

  • Chromatic: Having hue
  • Achromatic: Without hue
  • Polychromatic: Having many hues
  • Monochromatic: Having one hue only

3 - Documentation / Reference