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Hex triplet #FFCBDB
sRGBB    (r, g, b) (255, 192, 203)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 31, 7, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (350°, 25%, 100%)
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B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Pink is a pale reid color, which taks its name frae the flouer o the same name.[2][3] Accordin tae surveys in Europe an the Unitit States, pink, especially when combined wi white or pale blue, is the colour maist commonly associated wi femininity, sensitivity, tenderness, childhuid, an the romantic. However, when combined wi violet or black, it is associated wi eroticism an seduction.[4]

Pink wis first uised as a colour name in the late 17t century.[5]

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  1. "W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords". Retrieved 2010-09-11. 
  2. Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th Edition, Oxford University Press.
  3. Webster New World Dictionary, Third College Edition: "Any of a genus (Dianthus) of annual and perennial plants of the pink family with white, pink or red flowers.; its pale red color."
  4. Eva Heller, Psychologie de la couleur – effets et symboliques, pp. 179-184
  5. "pink, n.⁵ and adj.²", Oxford English Dictionary Online