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colour rendering index



measure of the degree to which the psychophysical colour of an object illuminated by the test illuminant conforms to that of the same object illuminated by the reference illuminant, suitable allowance having been made for the state of chromatic adaptation

Note 1 to entry: See also CIE 13 Method of Measuring and Specifying Colour Rendering of Light Sources.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-02-61 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-222 and 17-263 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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