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In color representation, black is the achromatic color that absorbs completely and reflects no light. It is achromatic, has no luminance and represents the lowest value in the gray scale.

Black is at the end of the achromatic axis in the various color models. In the grayscale, black has the lowest value at 0%, just as it has the value "0" in the Munsell scale.

Indigital video technology, there is ultrasonic black. This is the signal area of a digital video signal below 0% white. This area is also called footroom. In English, this area is called "Blacker than Black".

Englisch: black
Updated at: 19.09.2019
#Words: 95
Links: indium (In), color, achromatic color, light, luminance (Y)
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