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PURPLE LINE [1 record]

Record 1 1998-03-20


Subject field(s)
  • Optics

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.


  • Optique

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


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


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