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Meaning of chromatic

chro•mat•ic

Pronunciation: (krō-mat'ik, kru-), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to color or colors.
    1. involving a modification of the normal scale by the use of accidentals.
    2. progressing by semitones, esp. to a tone having the same letter name, as in C to C sharp.
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