Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to monochromic: polychromic


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monochromic - having or appearing to have only one colormonochromic - 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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Today, Priyanka shared a monochromic picture of herself on her Instagram page and it is straight "out of the box".
I was so in love with this skirt that I quickly decided to make another, taking further inspiration from Prada and embracing a monochromic look with embellishments.
The store offers a romantic flair and a monochromic color pallet
5-inch, monochromic TFT LCD display that shows trip data, and other vehicle information like settings, audio and others.
However, little is known about the effect of monochromic light of each different color on the growth and reproductive performances of breeder geese.
A mixture of blue and red light sources may compound the advantages of monochromic red and monochromic blue light (Li et al.
On this occasion, one fish with a blotched pattern approached another more monochromic fish from below and behind and briefly made contact as it passed under the rear portion of the other's body.
Lee and Ungson (2008) used cultural factors to explain Korea's rapid adoption of the internet economy and pointed to five important cultural values: 1) collectivism, (2) rule orientation, 3) harmony and affection, 4) power orientation, and 5) monochromic time.
The secular and liberal lobbies in Pakistan are required to shun their monochromic lens off and have a more sophisticated world view, based on hardcore evidence and realities.
MMT = media multitasking, M-time = monochromic countries, P-time = polychromic countries.
The free CAD reader included in CaniVIZ Pro, Light and free are: 3D Studio, Monochromic IGES, Monochromic Step, STL and WaveFront.