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Meaning of "secondary colour" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SECONDARY COLOUR

secondary colour play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SECONDARY COLOUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Secondary colour is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SECONDARY COLOUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Secondary color

A secondary color is a color made by mixing two or more primary colors in a given color space. Examples include the following...

Definition of secondary colour in the English dictionary

The definition of secondary colour in the dictionary is a colour formed by mixing two primary colours Sometimes shortened to: secondary.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SECONDARY COLOUR

secondary accent
secondary action
secondary cancer
secondary cause
secondary cell
secondary dentition
secondary education
secondary emission
secondary era
secondary glazing
secondary growth
secondary infection
secondary modern
secondary modern school
secondary picket
secondary picketing
secondary processes
secondary product
secondary qualities
secondary road

WORDS THAT END LIKE SECONDARY COLOUR

bicolour
body colour
colour
discolour
eye colour
flour
four-colour
hair colour
multicolour
off colour
off-colour
oil colour
person of colour
primary colour
recolour
skin colour
technicolour
three-colour
tone colour
tricolour
watercolour

Synonyms and antonyms of secondary colour in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «secondary colour» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SECONDARY COLOUR

Find out the translation of secondary colour to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of secondary colour from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «secondary colour» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

辅助色
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

color secundario
570 millions of speakers

English

secondary colour
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माध्यमिक रंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اللون الثانوي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вторичный цвет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cor secundária
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিতীয় রঙ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couleur secondaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Warna menengah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sekundärfarbe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二次色
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차 컬러
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Werna sekunder
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

màu thứ cấp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரண்டாம் வண்ணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुय्यम रंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ikincil renk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colore secondario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolor drugorzędny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вторинний колір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

culoare secundară
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δευτεροβάθμια χρώμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sekondêre kleur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sekundär färg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sekundær farge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of secondary colour

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SECONDARY COLOUR»

The term «secondary colour» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.337 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SECONDARY COLOUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «secondary colour» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «secondary colour» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about secondary colour

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SECONDARY COLOUR»

Discover the use of secondary colour in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to secondary colour and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Singapore Lower Secondary Science Challenging Drill ...
09ZA03-05-03 03-05-M-03 C Cyan is a secondary colour formed by mixing green and blue lights.  09ZA03-05-04 03-05-M-04 D White light can be obtained by mixing either the seven components of white light or by mixing the three primary ...
Thomas Bond, Chris Hughes, 2013
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The World of Physics
In each case all three primary colours are present, but two may be combined in a secondary colour. The pairs of colours above are called complementary colours. Table 2.5 Complementary colours of light are a primary colour and a secondary ...
John Avison, 1989
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ECAI 2006: 17th European Conference on Artificial ...
The only connection between the two sections of the model is made through the nodes "modern" and "saturation level of secondary colour". According to BBN's theory, if they're no direct connections between two nodes then there is no direct  ...
Gerhard Brewka, 2006
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Basics Photography 03: Capturing Colour
It is also worth noting that each secondary colour does not contain any of the colour opposite it on the colour wheel. So yellow contains no blue, only red and green, and for this reason it is sometimes known as minus blue. The tertiary colours ...
Phil Malpas, 2007
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Design and Technology-Design for Life Upper Secondary
When two primary colours are mixed in equal amounts, a secondary colour is produced. The secondary colours are green, violet and orange. A tertiary colour is created when a primary colour and a secondary colour are mixed, giving a total of ...
Peter Stensel, 2006
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Basics Design 05: Colour
... secondary colours Creating secondary colours using using pigment (CMY) painting prescriptives (RYB) Tertiary colours Tertiary colours are produced by combining a secondary colour with the primary colour that is not already present within ...
Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris, 2005
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Cross Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary ...
The three primary colours in art (red, yellow and blue) are mixed to create other secondary colour combinations (see Table 8.1). Table 8.1 Primary and secondary colours. Primary colour Primary colour Secondary colour Yellow + Blue = Green ...
Eleanor Byrne, Marilyn Brodie, 2013
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Revise Igcse Physics
3.7 Colour After studying this section you should be able to: • describe the difference between a primary colour and a secondary colour • explain the effect of colour filters 0 predict the appearance of coloured objects in different colours of light.
Graham Booth, 2007
9
Art in Life Lower Secondary
These are made by mixing a primary colour and the secondary colour nearest to it. For example, yellow-orange is a mix of yellow and orange. Therefore, it is positioned between them. What do you notice about how intermediate colours are ...
Joash Moo, Frank Lee, 2009
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Colour Forecasting
Each tertiary colour is made up of one primary colour and one adjacent secondary colour on the colour wheel. As each secondary colour is made up of a 50/50 mix of two primary colours, a tertiary colour is made up of a total of 75% of one ...
Tracy Diane, Tom Cassidy, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SECONDARY COLOUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term secondary colour is used in the context of the following news items.
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Which player has worn the same colours for the most clubs?
“Additionally, if we're talking basic colours and not identical designs,” said James, ... Forest, both of whom of course play in red with white as a secondary colour. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Painting a rainbow with three colours: how a printer does it (in …
A modern inkjet printer will usually be equipped with just three primary hues, plus black, and maybe a couple of secondary colours based on the primary ones. «Alphr, Jun 15»
3
Grand National 2015 betting tips: How to pick a winner when you …
We all know it's the colour of the rider man's outfit that determines where they ... jockeys have worn green as either a base or secondary colour on their silks. «Metro, Apr 15»
4
Why the colour indigo is disappearing from Sir Isaac Newton's …
He loved to put plain sunlight through prisms and watch it change colour. And he set ... Indigo has vanished, leaving three primary and three secondary colours. «National Post, Feb 15»
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Learn The Basics Of Colour Theory To Know What Looks Good
Orange, green and violet are hence called secondary colours. Tertiary colours like red-violet and blue-violet are derived by mixing a primary colour with a ... «Lifehacker Australia, Sep 14»
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GTA 5 Online: DomisLive's Car Show #5 with Zentorno and Winner …
The third car in the list portrays an Iron Man paint job with the custom red primary colour and metallic finish, while the secondary colour is white. It also sports a ... «International Business Times UK, Aug 14»
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Gardening Blog: The Power of Colour
The secondary colours, green, orange, and violet, are colours created by mixing pairs of the primary colours adjacent to them in equal amounts. The tertiary ... «Blackmore Vale, Jul 14»
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GTA 5 Online: How to Find and Mod Franklin's Buffalo, Michael's …
The customisation options for the Tailgater include bumpers, exhaust, fenders, grille, hood, roofskirts and spoilers, as well as primary and secondary colour ... «International Business Times UK, Jun 14»
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Colour Scheme for Re-Born Charlotte Hornets Announced
Three secondary colours were also announced: grey, black, and light blue. It's not sure how these secondary colours will be used in regards to the team logos or ... «SportsLogos.Net News, Nov 13»
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Make colour work for you
Secondary colours are created by mixing two primary colours together. These colours are: orange (red + yellow), green (yellow + blue) and purple (blue + red). «iAfrica.com, Jul 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Secondary colour [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/secondary-colour>. Jun 2019 ».
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