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Definition of CMYK

Subtractive colour model used in colour printing, which uses 4 matrices: cyan(C), magenta(M), yellow(Y) and black(K). This model is commonly referred to as process colour.

Synonyms of CMYK

Related topics to CMYK

CcMmYK, CMY, CMYKOG, CMYKOGV, colour, colour management, colour profile, heptachromy, hexachromy, quadrichromy, trichromy, monochromy, process colour, standard colour


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