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hue

(hyū),
One of the three qualities of color; that property by which colors of the spectrum are distinguished from each other and from grays of similar brightness; determined by the wavelength or a combination of wavelengths of light.

hue

Attribute of colour sensation, such as blue, red, green, etc., which is ordinarily associated with a given wavelength of the light stimulating the retina, as distinguished from the attributes of brightness and saturation. See Bezold-Brücke phenomenon; differential threshold.