chromatic

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From Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrōma, color).

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chromatic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to or characterised by hue.
  2. Having the capacity to separate spectral colours by refraction.
  3. (music) Related to or using notes not belonging to the diatonic scale of the key in which a passage is written.

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