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monochromatic

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adjective mono·chro·mat·ic \ˌmä-nə-krō-ˈma-tik\

Simple Definition of monochromatic

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

Full Definition of monochromatic

  1. 1 a :  having or consisting of one color or hue b :  monochrome 2

  2. 2 :  consisting of radiation of a single wavelength or of a very small range of wavelengths

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or exhibiting monochromatism

  4. 4 :  lacking variety, creativity, or excitement :  colorless

mono·chro·mat·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ty play \-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

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monochromatic

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adjective mono·chro·mat·ic \ˌmän-ə-krō-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of monochromatic

  1. 1:  having or consisting of one color or hue

  2. 2:  consisting of radiation of a single wavelength or of a very small range of wavelengths

  3. 3:  of, relating to, or exhibiting monochromatism

  4. mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ty \-ˌkrō-mə-ˈtis-ət-ē\play noun, plural mono·chro·ma·tic·i·ties




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