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colour gamut

volume, area, or solid in a colour space, consisting of all those colours that are either
(a) present in a specific scene, artwork, photograph, photomechanical, or other reproduction;
or
(b) capable of being created using a particular output device and/or medium

Note 1 to entry: In reproduction and media applications only the volume or solid in a colour space is regarded as colour gamut. In applications such as signal lighting the colour gamut is an area.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-211 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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