Monochrome definitions

mŏn'ə-krōm'
The definition of monochrome is something that is all one color or done in black and white.

When you don't want to use your color ink so you print on your computer using grayscale and the picture comes out in shades of black, white and gray, this is an example of printing in a monochrome style.

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The state of being in a single color.
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A black-and-white image, as in photography or on television.
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A picture, especially a painting, done in different shades of a single color.
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The art or technique of executing such a picture.
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A painting, drawing, design, or photograph in black and white, or in shades of one color often with black or white.
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The art or process of making these.
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Of or having to do with a single color.
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Of or done in monochrome.
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Also called "mono." Refers to display screens that use one foreground and one background color; for example, black on white, white on black or green on black. The first terminals connected to mainframes and minicomputers were monochrome, and monochrome screens were widely used on early personal computers.Monochrome vs. GrayscaleQuite often, a non-color monitor is called monochrome; however, if it displays shades of the single color, then it is a grayscale monitor. See pixel and color depth.
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A black and white image, especially such a photograph.
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(dated) A painting executed in shades of a single colour.
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A ceramic glaze of a single colour; an object so glazed.
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Having only one colour.
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(photography) Representing colours with shades of gray.
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Origin of monochrome

From Ancient Greek μονόχρωμος (monokhrōmos), from μόνος (monos, “one") + χρῶμα (khrōma, “color"); mono- +"Ž -chrome.