Achromatism

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Absence of color.
<- N
PARAG:Achromatism->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ achromatism
achromatism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ decoloration
decoloration
discoloration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pallor
pallor
pallidity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ paleness
paleness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ etiolation
etiolation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ neutral tint
neutral tint
monochrome
black and white
PARAG:Achromatism->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lose color
lose color
&c. 428
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fade
fade
fly
go
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ become colorless
become colorless
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ turn pale
turn pale
pale
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ deprive of color
deprive of color
decolorize
bleach
tarnish
achromatize
blanch
etiolate
wash out
tone down
PARAG:Achromatism->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncolored
uncolored
&c.(see color &c. 428) ???
colorless
achromatic
aplanatic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ etiolate
etiolate
etiolated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hueless
hueless
pale
pallid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ palefaced
palefaced
tallow-faced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ faint
faint
dull
cold
muddy
leaden
dun
wan
sallow
dead
dingy
ashy
ashen
ghastly
cadaverous
glassy
lackluster
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discolored
discolored
&c.->V.
light-colored
fair
blond
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ white
white
&c. 430
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ pale as death
pale as death
pale as ashes
pale as a witch
pale as a ghost
pale as a corpse

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Achromatism — A*chro ma*tism, n. [Cf. F. achromatisme.] The state or quality of being achromatic; as, the achromatism of a lens; achromaticity. Nichol. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • achromatism — [ā krō′mətis′ə tēā krō′mətiz΄əm] n. the condition or quality of being achromatic; lack of color: also achromaticity [ā krō′mətis′ə tē] …   English World dictionary

  • achromatism — noun a) The state or quality of being achromatic; as, the achromatism of a lens; achromaticity. b) The state of being free of colors, not emitting or separating into colors …   Wiktionary

  • achromatism — achromatiškumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. achromatism vok. Achromatismus, m rus. ахроматизм, m; ахроматичность, f pranc. achromatisme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • achromatism — noun see achromatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • achromatism — /ay kroh meuh tiz euhm/, n. Optics. 1. freedom from color. 2. freedom from chromatic aberration, as in an achromatic lens. Also, achromaticity. [1790 1800; ACHROMAT(IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • achromatism — 1. The quality of being achromatic. 2. The annulment of chromatic aberration by combining glasses of different refractive indexes and different dispersion. * * * achro·ma·tism ( )ā krō mə .tiz əm, a n the quality or state of being achromatic * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • achromatism —    see achromatopsia …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • ACHROMATISM —    transmission of light, undecomposed and free from colour, by means of a combination of dissimilar lenses of crown and flint glass, or by a single glass carefully prepared …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • achromatism — n. state or quality of being without color …   English contemporary dictionary

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