complementary color

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Synonyms for complementary color

either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)

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The C1 is designed as a fun city car and by ordering the fabric of the sliding car in a contrasting colour to the bodywork there is the option of black, grey or red tops you can heighten that sense of fun as well as making the car a head turner.
And the body kit offers front and rear sports bumpers, side skirts and rear roof spoiler, while the contrasting colour roof on both models has been painted to achieve a higher quality gloss finish.
Either contrast your nail tip with your polish or opt for a reverse French manicure and paint the half moon of your nail a contrasting colour.
You can either contrast your nail tip with your nail polish or you can opt for a reverse French manicure and paint the half moon of your nail a contrasting colour.
For casual wear, opt for well fitted check shirts in easy cottons, small prints or you can also try contrasting colours.
Often of below knee length, with a Nehru collar and button all the way down the front, this is usually worn with tight-fitting trousers - or pyjama - in a contrasting colour and with a long scarf draped over the shoulders.
Episode 89 to 92 feature wide nylon adjustable temples in strong contrasting colours, which are complemented by the colours featured on the brushed metal front rims.
The aim is to make things lively with contrasting colours such as bright blues and pink, or maybe zesty orange and fresh green.
In addition, the reveals of the coloured blocks have been treated with contrasting colours.
The shoes, priced from pounds 120 come in the neutral shade of dark grey, with contrasting colours on the heel.
Shells and scalloped edging - a nautical theme for mary-janes, courts, wedges and boots with scalloped-edge detailing in contrasting colours of suede and leather.
Significant areas for use of contrasting colours, better lighting, signage and audio messages are communal bathrooms, kitchens, lounges, hallways and stairwells.
She describes her painting as emotional and full of passion, saying: "I use bright, contrasting colours in my work and manipulate the paint in different ways to create new styles," she said.
Monsoon has a fantastic selection of flower prints from floral prom dresses to cotton blouses which look great worn with floral shorts in contrasting colours.
From subtle pinstripes through to bold horizontals, boys and girls go for this neat way of contrasting colours.