monochromatism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n monochromatism complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monochromatism Monochromatic light or its production.
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Usage

In literature:

You notice that in monochromatic light the rings run closer and closer together as they recede from the centre.
"Six Lectures on Light" by John Tyndall
Some are adapted for use with ordinary white light, and some with monochromatic light, such as sodium ray.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 822" by Various
Monochromatic light is utilized in photo-micrography for the best rendition of detail.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Monochromatic: of one color throughout.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
You can't get monochromatic light, because light can't be monochromatic.
"The Ultimate Weapon" by John Wood Campbell
The tunnel before him was an endless monochromatic world that was both artificial and natural.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The vapour from the mixture ignites and we have a monochromatic flame.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
There was no way to locate a unit at firing range in that monochromatic madness.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
But monochromatic or "bright-line" light is, by its nature, incapable of being so diffused.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The tunnel was an endless monochromatic world that was both artificial and natural.
"Anything You Can Do" by Gordon Randall Garrett
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In news:

Caligula goes from pale to pink-cheeked in a reconstruction that smashes monochromatic perceptions of ancient sculpture.
Niagara Gazette — Coinciding with the annual Niagara Arts and Cultural Center's Artists & Friends Exhibition, Bill Carpenter's monochromatic photographs will be on display in the Main Art Gallery.
Platt said he imagined this 572-square-foot space as if it were God's living room: monochromatic and spare, with nothing to take away from the view (see page 56) through the 22-foot windows.
Bijan Pakzad's villa has bold primary color interiors, monochromatic-themed rooms and a chandelier made of his signature perfume bottles.
Kelly Carlson looked sophisticated in a monochromatic mini, which featured a scalloped bodice.
'The Color Wheel ' conveys a monochromatic world.
John McCusker / The Times-Picayune Canal street is monochromatic as snow falls Thursday morning.
IN RECENT years it has almost seemed as if the fashion crowd were allergic to patterns, favoring solid-color coats, jackets and shirts, usually in a monochromatic mix.
This month's Focal Point Review covers a subject with which many readers of this journal may not be familiar, namely hole-burning spectroscopy , where monochromatic (laser) light is used to saturate one wavelength of a broad band spectrum.
SWAT teams and Navy SEALs tend to wear black watches to maintain a stealth presence, but the monochromatic look can also tone down a rugged, sporty piece like this so it looks good with a suit.
Stop-motion animation is used in this monochromatic story of an entomologist obsessed with time.
The monochromatic color scheme will give LeBron James and company a bold look.
For real flair, try a nearly monochromatic show.
The GOP candidate's race-based, monochromatic campaign made him a loser.
He worked in the circus to support himself while developing the style of his large, monochromatic canvases, painted with thousands of thick strokes.
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In science:

Consider the 2t possible colorings in which all Ai are monochromatic.
How many random edges make a dense hypergraph non-2-colorable?
In particular, almost surely there is no 2-coloring of R in which all Ai are monochromatic.
How many random edges make a dense hypergraph non-2-colorable?
To summarize, we have t disjoint sets Ai of size Θ(n1−α ), each of which must be monochromatic under any feasible coloring.
How many random edges make a dense hypergraph non-2-colorable?
Either L is monochromatic, or one of its vertices x is colored by 1 as well.
How many random edges make a dense hypergraph non-2-colorable?
But then A ∪ {x} is a monochromatic edge of Hk .
How many random edges make a dense hypergraph non-2-colorable?
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