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mon·o·chrome

 (mŏn′ə-krōm′)
n.
1.
a. A picture, especially a painting, done in different shades of a single color.
b. The art or technique of executing such a picture.
2. The state of being in a single color.
3. A black-and-white image, as in photography or on television.

[Medieval Latin monochrōma, from feminine of Greek monokhrōmos, of one color : mono-, mono- + khrōma, color.]

mon′o·chrome′, mon′o·chro′mic (-krō′mĭk) adj.

monochrome

(ˈmɒnəˌkrəʊm)
n
1. (Photography) a black-and-white photograph or transparency
2. (Photography) photog black and white
3. (Art Terms)
a. a painting, drawing, etc, done in a range of tones of a single colour
b. the technique or art of this
4. (Photography) (modifier) executed in or resembling monochrome: a monochrome print.
5. (Art Terms) (modifier) executed in or resembling monochrome: a monochrome print.
adj
devoid of any distinctive or stimulating characteristics
Also called (for senses 3, 4): monotint
[C17: via Medieval Latin from Greek monokhrōmos of one colour]
ˌmonoˈchromic, ˌmonoˈchromical adj
ˈmonoˌchromist n

mon•o•chrome

(ˈmɒn əˌkroʊm)

n.
1. a painting, drawing, or photograph in different shades of a single color.
adj.
2. being or made in the shades of a single color.
[1655–65; < Greek monóchrōmos of a single color = mono- mono- + -chrōmos, adj. derivative of chrôma color]
mon`o•chro′mic, adj.
mon′o•chrom`ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monochrome - painting done in a range of tones of a single colormonochrome - painting done in a range of tones of a single color
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
2.monochrome - a black-and-white photograph or slidemonochrome - a black-and-white photograph or slide
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
Adj.1.monochrome - having or appearing to have only one colormonochrome - having or appearing to have only one color
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
Translations
monocrom
monochromatyczny
monocrom

monochrome

[ˈmɒnəkrəʊm]
A. ADJmonocromo
B. Nmonocromo m

monochrome

[ˈmɒnəkrəʊm] adjmonochrome

monochrome

adjmonochrom, einfarbig; (Comput) → monochrom; monochrome screenMonochrombildschirm m; monochrome televisionSchwarzweißfernsehen nt
n (Art) → monochrome Malerei, in einer Farbe gehaltene Malerei; (TV) → Schwarzweiß nt

monochrome

[ˈmɒnəˌkrəum] adj (painting, print) → monocromatico/a, monocromo/a; (television) → in bianco e nero
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