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Rust (color)

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Hex triplet  #B7410E
CMYK   (c, m, y, k)  (22, 85, 100, 13)
Source  Internet
sRGB  (r, g, b)  (183, 65, 14)
HSV       (h, s, v)  (18°, 92%, 72%)

Rust is a red-orange-brown color resembling iron oxide. It is a commonly used color in stage lighting, and appears roughly the same color as photographic safelights when used over a standard tungsten light source. The color is number 777 in the Lee Filters swatch book.

The first recorded use of rust as a color name in English was in 1692.

Origin

Rust is named after the resulting phenomenon of the oxidation of iron. The word 'rust' finds its etymological origins in the Proto-Germanic word rusta, which translates to "redness." The word is closely related to the term "ruddy," which also refers to a reddish coloring in an object.

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Rust (color) Wikipedia


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