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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.
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Hue has doubled in size each year and plans to continue that growth into 2011 as well as opening the first Hue in Europe.
Fall is traditionally a time for subdued, quiet colors, but this season we are seeing a shift toward cool hues with bright, exciting undertones," said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.
I shall compare that performance with ritual mediumship performances during pilgrimages in Hue as an instantiation of the iconographic cross-over between various religious traditions and artistic disciplines.
According to Alltel, customers purchasing the Hue by 13 September 2007 will receive a free Alltel Snap flip-phone free of charge (while supplies last), following a USD20 mail-in rebate, with a two-year service agreement.
3) In Hue & Saturation, click the Colorize box.
The USS Hue City Food Service Division continues to practice the techniques and skills they acquired during their week with Chef Botwright.
analogous complements: a hue and its complement with the adjacent hue on each side of the complement.
In thinking about color, most people focus on hue, but, says Caan, value and saturation are also critically important.
The blue hues, beginning to appear in profusion in manuscripts or large-scale narratives, demonstrate a preferred aesthetic and probably illustrate social practices in the actual colors of clothing or wall hangings.
Hue demonstrates that the poetic "episserie" was, in fact, "encyclopedie" and that "ignorance" was "science," and, rather than corrupting the French language, the contest fortified it.