color temperature

TV
Relative amount of "white" light's reddish or bluish qualities, measured in degrees Kelvin. Desirable readings for video are 3,200K indoors, 5,600K outdoors. (See artificial, natural light)

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  • color temperature — noun Date: 1916 the temperature at which a blackbody emits radiant energy competent to evoke a color the same as that evoked by radiant energy from a given source (as a lamp) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • color temperature — noun : the temperature at which a blackbody emits radiant energy competent to evoke a color or the same hue and saturation as that evoked by radiant energy from a given source (as a lamp) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Color temperature — PP The hue of the color, with lower ( colder ) values towards the blue end of the spectrum and higher ( warmer ) values towards the red end. Measured in Kelvin (K) …   Audio and video glossary

  • color temperature — Смотри цветовая температура …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Correlated Color Temperature — Die Farbtemperatur ist ein Maß für den Farbeindruck einer Lichtquelle. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Definition und Maßeinheit 2 Fotografie 3 Schwierigkeiten 4 Spektralklassen der Sterne 5 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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