Graphics Contrast

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The visual presentation of graphical objects that are essential for understanding the content or functionality have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 against the adjacent color(s), except for the following:

Thicker
For graphical objects with a minimum width and height of at least 3 CSS pixels, the graphic has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.
Sensory
Non-text content that is primarily intended to create a visual sensory experience has no contrast requirement;
Logotypes
Graphics that are part of a logo or brand name have no minimum contrast requirement.
Essential
A particular presentation of the graphical is essential to the information being conveyed.