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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Pathology Dichromatic.
  • adj. Chemistry Containing two chromium atoms per molecule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Furnishing or giving two colours; said of defective vision, in which all the compound colours are resolvable into two elements instead of three.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnishing or giving two colors; -- said of defective vision, in which all the compound colors are resolvable into two elements instead of three.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or embracing two colors only; bichromatic: used by Herschel to describe the vision of a color-blind person who lacks the perception of one of the three primary colors assumed in accordance with the Young-Helmholtz theory of color (which see, under color).
  • In optics, having the property of dichroism; dichroic.

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