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chromatic

chro·mat·ic

chromatic

 
pronunciation:
kr mae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with color or colors.
definition 2: in music, having to do with the chromatic scale, which ascends and descends by half steps, as C to C sharp and C sharp to D.
derivation: chromatically (adv.)
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The word chromatic contains the following part:
chrom, chromo, chromato, -chrome Greek root that means color, pigment; the element chromium or the substance chromatin