Definitions of chromatic

  1. That branch of the science of light and vision which treats of colors.
  2. A kind of music that proceeds so, or accidental semitones.
  3. Chromatically.
  4. ( music) based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones; " a chromatic scale"
  5. based on a scale consisting of 12 semitones; " a chromatic scale"
  6. Relating to color, or to colors.
  7. Proceeding by the smaller intervals ( half steps or semitones) of the scale, instead of the regular intervals of the diatonic scale.
  8. Pertaining to colors; as, a chromatic chart; indicating a special kind of music including half tones, one after the other; as, a chromatic scale.
  9. Relating to colors: colored: ( music) proceeding by semitones.
  10. Pertaining to colors; proceeding by semitones in music.
  11. Proceeding by semitones. chromatical.
  12. Relating to colour; coloured; proceeding by several semitones in succession.
  13. Relating to colours.
  14. Colourable by means of staining reagents.
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