# 17-22-073

saturation

colourfulness of an area judged in proportion to its brightness

Note 1 to entry: For given viewing conditions and at luminance levels within the range of photopic vision, a colour stimulus of a given chromaticity exhibits approximately constant saturation for all luminance levels, except when the brightness is very high.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-02-41 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-1136 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12