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  • n. The scheme of two or more colors in which a design is available. It is often used to describe variegated or ombre (shades of one color) print yarns, fabric, or thread. It can also be applied to apparel, to wallpaper and other interior design motifs, and to specifications for printed materials such as magazines or newspapers.


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  • Spectrum?

    December 20, 2009

  • This seems like a word of lazy origins. Is there a better word to describe the arrangement of colors?

    December 20, 2009