Violet (colour)

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Color icon violet v2.svg
Spectral coordinates
Wavelength 380–450 nm
Frequency 800–715 THz
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #8F00FF
sRGBB    (r, g, b) (143, 0, 255)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (44, 100, 0, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (274°, 100%, 100%)
Soorce HTML Color Chart @274
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Violet as a tertiary color

Violet is a bricht bluish purpie color that taks its name frae the violet flouer.[2] On the tradeetional colour wheel uised bi painters, it is locatit atween blue an purpie. Violet is at the heicher end o the veesible spectrum, wi a wavelength atween approximately 380-450 nanometers.[3] Licht wi a shorter wavelength than violet but langer than X-rays an gamma rays is cried ultraviolet, an is not veesible tae the human ee.

Accordin tae surveys in Europe an the Unitit States, violet is the colour maist commonly associated wi the extravagant, the individualist, ambiguity, the unconventional, an the airtificial.[4]

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  1. RGB approximations of RYB tertiary colors, using cubic interpolation.[1] The colors displayed here are substantially paler than the true colors a mixture of paints would produce.
  2. Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language, The World Publishing Company, New York, 1964.
  3. J. W. G. Hunt (1980). Measuring Color. Ellis Horwood Ltd. ISBN 0-7458-0125-0. 
  4. Survey results reported in Eva Heller (2000), Psychologie de la couleur: effets et symboliques (pp. 160–176)