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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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Overall, it is impossible for a lamp to exaggerate the color saturation of some objects without also distorting the hues of most.
JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ: The lemony hue is making its way into winter dressing as it adds a happy pop to the cold greys.
Each year, paint companies and color trend gurus assess which hues will be hot in fashion and decor.
I joined the Hues team in December 2013, and currently I am responsible for coordinating all the marketing activities within the Hues Hotels & Resorts group, such as developing brand awareness, outlets promotion, and social media marketing.
The 72 By Hues, Sharjah's first boutique hotel dedicated to business and leisure travellers in the emirate, hosted its grand opening ceremony under the patronage of Shaikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Petroleum Council and Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation.
Via the touch-sensitive scroller, you can opt to stick with one hue or set it to go through the entire palette.
Soft, dusky Withered Rose, with its pinkish qualities and brown undertones, is a versatile hue that blends with every shade.
However, three light sources of variable hues could, says electrical engineer Manuel Aschwanden.
double complements: two pairs of hues opposite of each other on the color wheel.
Hot Hues is the first supplier to introduce this type of on-line program to the custom finishes industry," said Janine Little, marketing representative-Hot Hues.
Consumers will also see a ``blueing'' of the color palette, characterized by frosting, washing, cleaning and diluting hues, says Doty Horn, director of design and color for Benjamin Moore Paints.
Hues are often described either as warm (reds, yellows, oranges) or cool (blues, greens, purples).