Definition of colour matching in US English:

colour matching

(US color matching)


  • 1The action or fact of finding or selecting a match with regard to colour; the provision of a complement in a matching colour.

  • 2The fact or process of ensuring that colour remains constant when converted between two media using different colour models, such as a computer monitor and a printer.


Late 19th century. From colour + matching. Compare later colour-match and earlier colour-matching.


colour matching

/ˈkʌlə matʃɪŋ/