SATURATION SCALE

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Index referencing the purity of a color in a range from standard gray to the most vivid and pure variation of that color. Employed in psychophysics to correlate the subjective purity of a color to a percentage of light present at a certain wavelength.

SATURATION SCALE: "The pink was so bright, it blew the top off the saturation scale."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SATURATION SCALE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/saturation-scale/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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