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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tone  \Tone\,  n. 
  1.  (Physiol.)  Quality,  with  respect  to  attendant  feeling;  the 
  more  or  less  variable  complex  of  emotion  accompanying  and 
  characterizing  a  sensation  or  a  conceptual  state;  as 
  feeling  tone;  color  tone. 
 
  2.  Color  quality  proper;  --  called  also  {hue}.  Also  a 
  gradation  of  color,  either  a  hue,  or  a  tint  or  shade. 
 
  She  was  dressed  in  a  soft  cloth  of  a  gray  tone. 
  --Sir  G. 
  Parker. 
 
  3.  (Plant  Physiol.)  The  condition  of  normal  balance  of  a 
  healthy  plant  in  its  relations  to  light,  heat,  and 
  moisture. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hue  \Hue\,  n.  [OE.  hew,  heow,  color,  shape,  form  AS  hiw,  heow; 
  akin  to  Sw  hy  skin,  complexion,  Goth.  hiwi  form 
  appearance.] 
  1.  Color  or  shade  of  color;  tint;  dye.  ``Flowers  of  all 
  hue.''  --Milton. 
 
  Hues  of  the  rich  unfolding  morn.  --Keble. 
 
  2.  (Painting)  A  predominant  shade  in  a  composition  of  primary 
  colors;  a  primary  color  modified  by  combination  with 
  others 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hue  \Hue\,  n.  [OE.  hue,  huer,  to  hoot,  shout,  prob.  fr  OF  hu 
  an  exclamation.] 
  A  shouting  or  vociferation. 
 
  {Hue  and  cry}  (Law),  a  loud  outcry  with  which  felons  were 
  anciently  pursued,  and  which  all  who  heard  it  were  obliged 
  to  take  up  joining  in  the  pursuit  till  the  malefactor  was 
  taken  in  later  usage,  a  written  proclamation  issued  on 
  the  escape  of  a  felon  from  prison,  requiring  all  persons 
  to  aid  in  retaking  him  --Burrill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hue 
  n  :  the  quality  of  a  color  as  determined  by  its  dominant 
  wavelength  [syn:  {chromaticity}] 
  v  1:  take  on  color  or  become  colored;  "In  highlights  it  hued  to  a 
  dull  siver-grey" 
  2:  suffuse  with  color  [syn:  {imbue},  {tinge}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  hue 
 
    (Or  "tint")  The  coordinate  in  the  {HSB}  {colour 
  model}  that  determines  the  frequency  of  light  or  the  position 
  in  the  spectrum  or  the  relative  amounts  of  red,  green  and 
  blue.  Hue  corresponds  to  the  common  definition  of  colour, 
  e.g.  "red",  "orange",  violet"  etc  The  other  coordinates  are 
  {saturation}  and  {brightness}. 
 
  (1999-07-05) 
 
 




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