Munsell scale

Munsell scale /munˈsl skāl/ (printing)
noun
A system for describing colours according to three attributes: hue, value and chroma (strength of colour)
ORIGIN: AH Munsell (1858–1918), US inventor

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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