The resistance of a color to loss of its original hue. Pigments and dyes that are not colorfast may fade, darken, bleed or washout. Colorfastness is typically measured with a fadeometer. See also lightfastness.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Farbstabilität (Deut.); stabilité de la couleur (Fr.); color stability; color fastness; colourfastness (Br.)