Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science of measuring colours and assigning them numeric values.
  • n. Analysis involving the quantitative measurement of colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quantitative determination of the depth of color of a substance.
  • n. A method of quantitative chemical analysis based upon the comparison of the depth of color of a solution with that of a standard liquid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The determination of the strength of colors, especially of dyes, by means of a colorimeter.
  • n. The quantitative measurement, as in chemical analysis, of a colored substance by comparing the depth of color of its solution with that of a solution of known strength of the same or a similarly colored substance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. quantitative chemical analysis by color using a colorimeter

Etymologies

color +‎ -metry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Page 418, Volume 3 physicists from the eighteenth to the twentieth century was the emergence of two new sciences; photometry and colorimetry, both arising with the evident purpose of measuring light first and color afterward.

    OPTICS AND VISION

  • The important principles around which practically all quantitative methods may be grouped are: Neutralization, solubility-product, oxidation-reduction, colorimetry, and evolution and measurement of gases.

    The University of Virginia Record

  • Brief reviews of photometry, colorimetry, and brightness perception are presented as a foundation for the discussion of circadian light.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The Alert colorimeter uses the differential absorbance colorimetry (DAC) methodology to prevent background sample colour and solids adversely affecting the analysis.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The Alert Colorimeter uses the differential absorbance colorimetry (DAC) methodology to prevent background sample colour and solids adversely affecting the analysis.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The Aztec 600 series uses the principle of colorimetry to measure concentrations of aluminium, iron, manganese and phosphates.

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  • I don't know if it makes colorspace changes, or the Hi-Def Rec. 709 colorimetry isn't being taken into account (if the original encoder even bothered to make sure and keep it), or what.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • Separable from its gbox-styleh CCU by cable lengths as long as 50 meters, the new HDL-F25's optical block features three full-quality 2 / 3-inch CCD's for maximum sensitivity, signal-to-noise, and colorimetry performance.

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  • A newer display technology, FED can be thought of as a gflat CRT, h providing the standard colorimetry associated with the phosphors CRT's employ, as well as the same excellent angle of view and lag characteristics as CRT's, but also with excellent contrast ratio, a more uniform display of blacks, and advantages such as substantially lower power consumption and operating temperatures.

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  • My guess is that you just have to get it back to the YV12 colorspace and the Rec. 601 colorimetry properly.

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