That portion of the video signal which contains the color information (hue and saturation). Video picture information contains two components: luminance (brightness and contrast) and chrominance (hue and saturation).
The colour level or colour saturation.
A color term defining the hue and saturation of a color. Chrominance does not refer to brightness.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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