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[usually as modifier] A system for matching colors, used in specifying printing inks.‘Pantone colors’
- ‘Max planned to paint the cars, perhaps in a fine swathe of perfectly matched Pantone colours, but he never got round to it.’
- ‘What appear to be arbitrary choices of hue and composition are in fact rather literal enlargements of the Pantone color swatches that determine a given product's chromatic identity.’
- ‘He has created numerous designs for Pantone color markers.’
- ‘Rather than using a Pantone selection, he mixes his own dyes from different forms of pure colour and has, both by accident and design, developed a colour library over time.’
- ‘Born from the color of architectural blueprints, it's a complex hue not easily matched with a Pantone number.’
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