- a process of color photography in which the colors are formed by combination of cyan, yellow, and magenta lights. Cf. additive process.[1925-30]
* * *subtractive process noun (image technol)The basis of all modern colour photography and colour printing, in which the red, green and blue components of a subject are reproduced as separate images in complementary or subtractive colours, ie cyan, magenta and yellow, which are superimposed to produce the final print• • •Main Entry: ↑subtract
* * *subtractive process,a process in color photography, in which two or more colorants are used to absorb, in varying degree, their complementary colors from white light.
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subtractive process — /səbˈtræktɪv ˌproʊsɛs/ (say suhb traktiv .prohses) noun a process of colour photography in which the colours are formed by combinations of the subtractive colours … Australian English dictionary
subtractive process — a process of color photography in which the colors are formed by combination of cyan, yellow, and magenta lights. Cf. additive process. [1925 30] * * * … Universalium
Subtractive process — Субтрактивный способ образования цвета; Субтрактивный способ изготовления печатных плат; Субтрактивный способ изготовления форм (элементы изображения на копии служат печатающими элементами формы) … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
subtractive color — Photog. cyan, yellow, or magenta, as used in the subtractive process of color photography. Also called subtractive primary. * * * … Universalium
subtractive color — Photog. cyan, yellow, or magenta, as used in the subtractive process of color photography. Also called subtractive primary … Useful english dictionary
Subtractive color — mixing An 1877 color photo by Louis Ducos du Hauron, a French pio … Wikipedia
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subtractive — /səbˈtræktɪv/ (say suhb traktiv) adjective 1. tending to subtract; having power to subtract. 2. Mathematics (of a quantity) that is to be subtracted; having the minus sign ( ). 3. a. (of a colour) reflecting light of a particular wavelength and… … Australian English dictionary
Subtractive reproduction process — Фоторепродуцирование по методу субтрактивного синтеза … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
additive process — a process of color photography in which the colors are formed by the combination of red, green, and blue violet. Cf. subtractive process. [1930 35] * * * … Universalium