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achromic

a·chro·mic

achromic

 
pronunciation:
eI kro mihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking color; colorless.
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The word achromic contains the following parts:
a-1, an-1 Greek prefix that means not, without
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Words prefixed with a-1, an-1 are nouns and adjectives. Some are loanwords from Greek (amorphous , atrophy ). Others are English formations, which may attach the prefix to English words of Latin origin (asocial , amoral ) or Greek origin (apolitical). The form a-1 is used before bases beginning with a consonant, while an-1 is used before bases beginning with a vowel.
chrom, chromo, chromato, -chrome Greek root that means color, pigment; the element chromium or the substance chromatin