Meaning of CHROMATIC in English

CHROMATIC

I. noun Date: 1708 accidental 2, II. adjective Etymology: Greek chrōmatikos, from chrōmat-, chrōma skin, color, modified tone; akin to Greek chrōs color Date: 1630 1. of or relating to color or color phenomena or sensations, highly colored, of or relating to chroma, 3. of, relating to, or giving all the tones of the ~ scale, characterized by frequent use of accidentals, ~ally adverb ~ism noun

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