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PURPLE LINE [1 record]

Record 1 1998-03-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Optics
CONT

The straight line joining the two end points of the spectrum locus is called the purple line, representing the locus of chromaticities of additive mixtures of the extreme short-wave stimulus with the extreme long-wave stimulus.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Optique
DEF

Ligne joignant les extrémités «rouge» et «violet» du lieu spectral, dans un diagramme de chromaticité. [Définition normalisée par l'AFNOR.]

OBS

ligne des pourpres; limite des pourpres : termes normalisés par l'AFNOR.

Spanish

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