Hue

From International Dictionary of Marine Aids to Navigation
Jump to navigation Jump to search

2-1-440

The attribute of visual sensation which has given rise to colour names, such as blue, green, yellow, red, purple etc.

Note: This attribute is the psychosensorial correlate, or nearly so, of the colorimetric quantity "dominant wavelength".

Reference: C.I.E.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM