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  1. white
  2. additive mixing
  3. the light reflected from an object's surface
  4. corpuscles
  5. black
  6. ROY G. BV
  7. subtractive secondaries
  8. waves, wavelike
  9. red, green, and blue
  10. Alhazen
  11. gray
  12. ultraviolet rays
  13. rectilinear propagation
  14. subtractive mixing
  15. secondary colors
  16. primary colors
  17. pure color
  18. opaque
  19. secondary colors and subtractive primaries
  20. solar spectrum
  21. infrared rays
  22. color filter
  23. color
  24. interference
  25. hue
  26. complementary colors
  27. camera obscura
  28. pigments
  29. composite light
  30. transparent
  31. brightness
  32. monochromatic
  1. a the primary colors of light
  2. b term for dyes and paints
  3. c term for a sheet of material that is transparent to some frequencies and opaque to others
  4. d term for the streams of particles that made up light, according to Newton
  5. e When light falls on a nontransparent, or ____, material, the individual rays are either reflected or absorbed.
  6. f term for invisible rays that have a frequency below the frequency of red light (have long wavelengths and low frequencies)
  7. g term for invisible rays that have a frequency beyond that of violet (have short wavelengths and high frequencies)
  8. h the absence of all colors of light
  9. i term for light's property of alternating bright and dark bands when a light is shone through two adjacent pinholes
  10. j term for light of a single frequency or within a narrow range of frequencies corresponding to the same color
  11. k the color of a surface that reflects between 10% and 80% of the light at any frequency
  12. l term for light's property of traveling in a straight line
  13. m term for the qualitative aspect of color
  14. n If a surface belongs to an object made of a _____ material, most of the light travels through the object-- that is, most of the light is transmitted.
  15. o two terms for cyan, magenta, and yellow
  16. p What determines an object's color?
  17. q term for our perception of the frequency of light
  18. r term for a device that was long used to observe eclipses; a dark chamber into which light is admitted through a narrow aperture in one wal
  19. s term for two or more monochromatic lights that are mixed
  20. t the sum of all colors of light
  21. u term for colors of light that are blends of two primaries in equal amounts
  22. v term for blending two or more kinds of monochromatic light
  23. w term for any two colors whose additive mixture is white
  24. x term for the three colors of light that, when mixed in equal amounts, make white
  25. y term for red, green, and blue when they are obtained by subtractive mixing
  26. z term for a color without any shading or tinting
  27. aa Since interference is exhibited by _____ not by moving particles, Young argued that light must be ______.
  28. ab Arab scholar often regarded as the father of scientific optics; the first to clearly state that light actually comes to our seeing eyes from objects illuminated by a source
  29. ac the mnemonic device for the six colors of light that can be distinctly seen
  30. ad term for mixing paints on a palette
  31. ae term for our subjective response to the intensity of reflected light
  32. af term for the six colors of light, which are obainable from the white light of the sun