Metamerism

What is Metamerism?

Metamerism meaning in Digital terms is A phenomenon exhibited by a pair of colors that appear visually identical under one or more sets of light sources, but appear different under light sources with different spectral power distributions. The classic example of this is donning a pair of socks that look identically colored under home lighting but exhibit different colors under natural or office lighting.

 

reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary

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