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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.
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Adj.1.monochromic - having or appearing to have only one colormonochromic - having or appearing to have only one color
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"
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