from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An inherited defect in perception of red and green; red-green colorblindness.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Color-blindness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity.
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- noun Alternative capitalization of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
a victim of daltonism -- in other words, colour-blind!
Red-green colorblindness is called "daltonisme" (daltonism in English), and they all come from the name of English physicist John Dalton, who studied and described the condition at the end of the 18th century.
Red-green colorblindness is called "daltonisme" daltonism in English, and they all come from the name of English physicist John Dalton, who studied and described the condition at the end of the 18th century.
In 2006, Pluto's status was downgraded to that of a Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974): the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic; flight pioneer Ludwig Prandtl (1875-1953), father of aerodynamics, shared this birth date daltonism
"Theodore R. Weeks refers to 'national daltonism: the extreme difficulty nationalists had ... in perceiving and appreciating the viewpoints or needs of members of other nationalities."
The DDB agency uses daltonism as an excuse to communicate a concept full of emotion.