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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or being an overprinting or photographic process in which three primary colors and black are transferred by four different plates or filters to a surface, reproducing the colors of the subject matter.

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Examples

  • Since 2008 and the first Iron Man, Marvel has been meticulously laying the groundwork for its mammoth team-up pic The Avengers, due to hit theaters next summer, and with each new franchise, the've also expanded the realms of possibility for their fictional universe, mirroring the many facets of imagination in their four-color kin.

    Zaki Hasan: Zaki's Review: Captain America: The First Avengers

  • Since 2008 and the first Iron Man, Marvel has been meticulously laying the groundwork for its mammoth team-up pic The Avengers, due to hit theaters next summer, and with each new franchise, the've also expanded the realms of possibility for their fictional universe, mirroring the many facets of imagination in their four-color kin.

    Zaki Hasan: Zaki's Review: Captain America: The First Avengers

  • Since 2008 and the first Iron Man, Marvel has been meticulously laying the groundwork for its mammoth team-up pic The Avengers, due to hit theaters next summer, and with each new franchise, the've also expanded the realms of possibility for their fictional universe, mirroring the many facets of imagination in their four-color kin.

    Zaki Hasan: Zaki's Review: Captain America: The First Avengers

  • I also like that Batman costume, which captures the general look of the movie Batman costumes while remaining four-color friendly.

    DC Comics announces Earth One | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Since 2008 and the first Iron Man, Marvel has been meticulously laying the groundwork for its mammoth team-up pic The Avengers, due to hit theaters next summer, and with each new franchise, the've also expanded the realms of possibility for their fictional universe, mirroring the many facets of imagination in their four-color kin.

    Zaki Hasan: Zaki's Review: Captain America: The First Avengers

  • The baddest four-color battles to grace a paneled page †plus the secret origin of Dr. Destruction†™ s Formidables!

    Image Comics Solicitations for May 2008 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Anders (Fast Forward) delivers an ambitious collection of superhero tales that provide top-notch plots and characterizations while honoring their four-color roots.

    Publishers Weekly on Masked

  • My personal list would have a place for Ellen Raskin, now better known as a novelist but one of the masters of the picture-book form when most creators were expected to provide their own four-color separations.

    Picture Book Hall of Fame?

  • Â The palette is wonderfully subtle, using the earth-tones of the Southwest rather than old-school four-color RGB, and it works wonderfully …

    Dueling Reviews: Zorro #17 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Both use Sharp's four-color Quattron technology; Sharp says the addition of the yellow color allows more light to pass through the panel, which can produce a brighter image that helps compensate for the dimming effect of wearing 3D glasses.

    CEDIA: Sharp launches first 3D TVs, 3D Blu-ray players

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