Definition of monochromatic
1a : having or consisting of one color or hue a monochromatic winter sceneb : monochrome 2 monochromatic photogaphs
2 : consisting of radiation of a single wavelength (see wavelength 1) or of a very small range of wavelengths
3 : of, relating to, or exhibiting monochromatism
4 : lacking variety, creativity, or excitement : colorless
monochromaticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
monochromaticityplay \-ˌkrō-mə-ˈti-sə-tē\ noun
Examples of monochromatic in a Sentence
It's a monochromatic room with a blue rug and blue furniture.
although marble and bronze sculptures are monochromatic, they can be amazingly lifelike
Recent Examples of monochromatic from the Web
In Selma, about 100 pages later, the question recurs: the image shows a flat, barren geometry of a monochromatic street bifurcated by a vivid telephone pole.
Discover how directors have used this monochromatic style to achieve a variety of effects and explore each film alongside local film historian Jacob Greenberg.
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Backstage, a roomful of musicians and managers watch as Rogers shows them the future of their industry via a series of slowly refreshing web pages on a monochromatic screen.
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Origin and Etymology of monochromatic
Latin monochromatos, from Greek monochrōmatos, from mon- + chrōmat-, chrōma color
First Known Use: 1822
MONOCHROMATIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monochromatic for English Language Learners
: having or made up of one color or shades of one color
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
monochromaticity\-ˌkrō-mə-ˈtis-ət-ē\play noun plural
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