Psych M.D. - Hue

Term: Hue
Definition (Myers): the dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blue, green, and so forth
Definition (alternative):
1. a gradation or variety of a color; tint: pale hues.
2. the property of light by which the color of an object is classified as red, blue, green, or yellow in reference to the spectrum.
3. color: all the hues of the rainbow.
4. form or appearance.
Contextual explanation:
Hue is one of the two physical characteristics of light. The light's wavelength, determines the hue, or the color, that we see in our eye. Short wavelengths create bluish colors and long wavelengths create reddish colors. Wavelengths with a great amplitude create bright colors, and wavelengths with a small amplitude create dull colors.

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