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Definition of color separation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    color separation

     noun
    (colour separation) noun
     
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  1. 1[countable] one of four images of something made using only the colors cyan, magenta, yellow, or black. The four images containing these colors are then used together to print an image in full color.
  2. 2[uncountable] the process that is used to do this
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: color separation