Meaning of CHROMATIC in English


[chro.mat.ic] n (1708): accidental


[2]chromatic adj [Gk chromatikos, fr. chromat-, chroma skin, color, modified tone; akin to Gk chros color] (ca. 1798) 1 a: of or relating to color or color phenomena or sensations b: highly colored

2: of or relating to chroma 3 a: of, relating to, or giving all the tones of the chromatic scale b: characterized by frequent use of accidentals -- adv -- chro.mat.i.cism n

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.