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gray scale

noun

Definition of GRAY SCALE

:  a series of regularly spaced tones ranging from black to white through intermediate shades of gray; also :  an image composed solely of gray scale tones
gray·scale \ˈgrā-ˌskāl\ adjective

First Known Use of GRAY SCALE

circa 1939

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