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Noun
/ˈgamət/,
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gamuts, plural;
  1. The complete range or scope of something
    • - the whole gamut of human emotion
  2. A complete scale of musical notes; the compass or range of a voice or instrument

  3. A scale consisting of seven overlapping hexachords, containing all the recognized notes used in medieval music, covering almost three octaves from bass G to treble E

  4. The lowest note in this scale


  1. a complete extent or range: "a face that expressed a gamut of emotions"
  2. the entire scale of musical notes
  3. In color reproduction, including computer graphics and photography, the gamut, or color gamut , is a certain complete subset of colors. ...
  4. Diatonic and chromatic are terms in music theory that are most often used to characterize scales, and are also applied to intervals, chords, notes, musical styles, and kinds of harmony. ...
  5. The Gamut (founded in 1998) is a student publication at Harvard University devoted exclusively to poetry. Weekly meetings start with the reading aloud of published poems and continue on to the reading and discussion of student submissions. ...
  6. A (normally) complete range; All the notes in the musical scale; All the colours available to a device such as a monitor or printer
  7. the range of notes available in Guido of Arezzo's hexachordal system, from the low G an octave and a fourth below middle C (known as "gamma ut," hence the term "gamut") to E an octave and a third above middle C. See hexachord.
  8. The range of voltages allowed for a video signal, or a component of a video signal. Signal voltages outside of the range (i.e., exceeding the gamut) may lead to clipping, crosstalk or other distortions.
  9. The limited range of colors provided by a specific input device, output device, or pigment set.
  10. Every color combination that is possible to produce with a given set of colorants on a given device or system.
  11. The total set of colors possible from an image output process.
  12. The total range of colours reproduced by a device. A colour is said to be "out of gamut" when its position in one device's colour space cannot be directly translated into another device's colour space. A typical CMYK gamut is generally smaller than a typical RGB gamut.
  13. Normally refers to the full range of colors available in a color space. The gamut varies with resource: photographic film, printing inks, color displays, etc. A 24 bit color system has a gamut of 16 million different colors. ...
  14. This is the range of colours that are available in an image or output process. Gamut is generally used in describing the capabilities of a printer to reproduce colours accurately and vibrantly.
  15. The entire range of perceived color that may be obtained under specified conditions.
  16. The range of colors that can be interpreted by a color model or generated by a specific device.
  17. A complete musical scale. Hence a complete range, spread or extent of anything.
  18. a bit of trivia for you: the word is an archaic term for the musical scale, so the popular phrase "run the gamut from A to Z" is incorrect usage; "A to G" would do it. ...
  19. is the colour range that different types of output device or ink sets can process and create certain colours in that particular range.
  20. The range of colors available to a particular output device or a given color space, such as a laser printer or an image setter. If the color range is too wide for that specific device, it is indicated as ‘out of gamut’.
  21. A limited range of colours reproducible by a given device.
  22. The part of a →colorspace which can be reproduced by a particular device.
  23. The whole range of colours that can be produced by a device or a process. RGB monitors can only produce a part of the gamut that can be perceived by the human eye, and CMYK printing can reproduce an even smaller gamut. Gamuts are described using the CIE chromaticity diagram.
  24. The overall range of colors that can be produced by a particular COLOR MODEL. (Most people believe, for example, that all the visible colors can be produced by mixing red, green, and blue light, but this is not so; there are colors which no combination of red, green, and blue can produce. ...
  25. The range of colours and tones a printer or other device is capable of recording or reproducing (ie the colour space). The human eye can sense many more colours than can be reproduced on a computer monitor in any particular colour space.