Definition of colour separation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    colour separation

    BrE BrE//ˈkʌlə sepəreɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌlər sepəreɪʃn//
    (especially US English color separation) (specialist)
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  1. 1[countable] one of four images of something made using only the colours cyan, magenta, yellow or black. The four images containing these colours are then used together to print an image in full colour.
  2. 2[uncountable] the process that is used to do this