- of or having one coloralso mon·o·chro′ic
- of, done in, or having to do with monochrome
- of or producing electromagnetic radiation of one wavelength or within a very small range of wavelengths
- of, having, or having to do with monochromatism
Origin of monochromaticfrom Classical Latin monochromatos from Classical Greek monochr?matos: see monochrome and -ic
- Having or appearing to have only one color.
- Of or composed of radiation of only one wavelength: monochromatic light.
- Done in monochrome: monochromatic paintings.
- Exhibiting monochromatism.
- Unvarying or dull: “the more prosaic and monochromatic aspects of communist life” ( Amy Tan )
From mono- +"Ž chromatic, mono- from Ancient Greek Î¼ÏŒÎ½Î¿Ï‚ (monos, “alone, only, sole, single"), chromatic from Ancient Greek Ï‡Ïá¿¶Î¼Î± (khroma, “color").