chromatics [kroh-mat-iks, kruh-] ExamplesWord Origin noun (used with a singular verb)
- the science of colors.
Origin of chromatics First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at, Also called . Related formschro·ma·tist [kroh-muh-tist] /ˈkroʊ mə tɪst/, noun Examples from the Web for chromatics Historical Examples of chromatics
Chromatics, like little tongues of flame, appear in the accompaniment.
Again he becomes almost modern in his employment of chromatics.
W. J. Henderson
And she ran up her chromatics in a voice rich and strong and clear.
She weeps and wails in chromatics and scales that quite touch Arsaces.
It rides over and under and around hurricanes of chromatics and tremolos.
British Dictionary definitions for chromatics chromatics chromatology (ˌkrəʊməˈtɒlədʒɪ) noun
- (functioning as singular) the science of colour
Derived Formschromatist (ˈkrəʊmətɪst) or chromatologist, noun