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1. Having or appearing to have only one color.
2. Of or composed of radiation of only one wavelength: monochromatic light.
3. Done in monochrome: monochromatic paintings.
4. Exhibiting monochromatism.
5. Unvarying or dull: "the more prosaic and monochromatic aspects of communist life" (Amy Tan).
mon′o·chro′ma·tic′i·ty (-mə-tĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
1. (General Physics) Also: homochromatic (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
2. (General Physics) physics (of moving particles) having only one kinetic energy
3. (Pathology) of or relating to monochromatism
(Pathology) a person who is totally colour-blind
mon•o•chro•mat•ic(ˌmɒn ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -oʊ krə-)
1. of or having one color.
2. of, pertaining to, or having tones of one color in addition to the ground hue: monochromatic pottery.
3. pertaining to light of one color or to radiation of a single wavelength or narrow range of wavelengths.
4. of or pertaining to monochromatism.
mon`o•chro`ma•tic′i•ty (-məˈtɪs ɪ ti) n.
1. Having or appearing to have only one color: monochromatic light.
2. Consisting of a single wavelength of light or other radiation: monochromatic x-rays.
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|Adj.||1.||monochromatic - of or relating to monochromatism|
|2.||monochromatic - (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength; "monochromatic light"|
polychromatic - (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) composed of more than one wavelength; "polychromatic light"
|3.||monochromatic - having or appearing to have only one color|