Meaning of film colour in English:

film colour


(US film color)
  • Colour perceived as a misty expanse (rather than as being on the surface of an object or at a definite distance); contrasted with surface colour .


1920s; earliest use found in American Journal of Psychology. After German Flächenfarbe (D. KatzDie Erscheinungsweisen der Farben und ihre Beeinflussung durch die individuelle Erfahrung 8.