(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.

Last updated: 1999-07-05

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Hudsonhuehue, saturation, brightnesshue, saturation, value

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