monochromatic


mono·chro·mat·ic

adjective \ˌmä-nə-krō-ˈma-tik\

: having or made up of one color or shades of one color

Full Definition of MONOCHROMATIC

1
a :  having or consisting of one color or hue
b :  monochrome 2
2
:  consisting of radiation of a single wavelength or of a very small range of wavelengths
3
:  of, relating to, or exhibiting monochromatism
4
:  lacking variety, creativity, or excitement :  colorless
mono·chro·mat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ty \-ˌkrō-mə-ˈti-sə-tē\ noun

Examples of MONOCHROMATIC

  1. It's a monochromatic room with a blue rug and blue furniture.
  2. <although marble and bronze sculptures are monochromatic, they can be amazingly lifelike>

Origin of MONOCHROMATIC

Latin monochromatos, from Greek monochrōmatos, from mon- + chrōmat-, chrōma color
First Known Use: 1822

Other Pictures (on film) Terms

daguerreotype, emulsion, fill, sepia, still, stop

mono·chro·mat·ic

adjective \ˌmän-ə-krō-ˈmat-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOCHROMATIC

1
: having or consisting of one color or hue
2
: consisting of radiation of a single wavelength or of a very small range of wavelengths
3
: of, relating to, or exhibiting monochromatism
mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ty \-ˌkrō-mə-ˈtis-ət-ē\ noun, plural mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ties

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