monochrome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj monochrome having or appearing to have only one color
    • n monochrome a black-and-white photograph or slide
    • n monochrome painting done in a range of tones of a single color
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monochrome A painting or drawing in a single color; a picture made with a single color.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monochrome Painting or a painting in one color, which may, however, be relieved by the use of lighter and darker shades. Compare camaïeu and grisaille.
    • monochrome Of one color; painted in one color; monochromic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Monochrome a painting in one colour only
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. of one color; mo`nos single + color: cf. F. monochrome,

Usage

In literature:

Bartley makes me feel a faded monochrome.
"Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ" by Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes
You get an adjusted relation of white which traverses the complete scale of color possibility in monochrome.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
Most of the prints thereafter leaned to monochromes in either browns or greens.
"John Baptist Jackson" by Jacob Kainen
From this to monochrome painting in Chinese ink is but a step; historical testimony shows that Wang Wei took this step.
"Chinese Painters" by Raphael Petrucci
This, through the cotton warp, makes a really artistic monochrome floor-covering.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
The monotone of the wind and the monochrome of the sky oppress him.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
Hitherto Antony's happiness had been largely monochrome, flecked with tiny specks of radiance.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
The bedroom was still monochrome.
"Get Out of Our Skies!" by E. K. Jarvis
There are modern monochrome pictures from drawings by Hofmann in front of the organ.
"The Cornwall Coast" by Arthur L. Salmon
He soon realized that the monochrome of scarlet was a natural aspect of things in Arret.
"Devil Crystals of Arret" by Hal K. Wells
Worn as the colour is, appearing almost as a monochrome, the landscape is full of atmospheric suggestion.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
How terribly long has been the winter with its tiresome monochrome of white.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Monochromes, by Ella D'Arcy.
"Aubrey Beardsley" by Robert Ross
It was a vase of the K'angshi Period, a rare and beautiful specimen among the Lang Yao monochromes.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
The third type of painting associated with Ch'an is the monochrome landscape.
"Zen Culture" by Thomas Hoover
For the rest, the sky was a sickly monochrome, a dirty yellow, a boding yellow.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
Of pure monochrome, I have given an example in Plate VI., from the noble front of St. Michele of Lucca.
"The Seven Lamps of Architecture" by John Ruskin
The "Hundred Views of Mount Fuji" (1834-1835), 3 vols., in monochrome, are of extraordinary originality and variety.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
But he loved also to paint the storm-tossed sea, under a leaden sky, when it seems to be almost monochrome.
"English Painters" by Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
With 30 Reproductions in Colour, and 40 Illustrations in Monochrome.
"A Classified Catalogue of Works in General Literature Published by Longmans, Green, & Co." by Various
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In poetry:

Thy shadow, Earth, from Pole to Central Sea,
Now steals along upon the Moon's meek shine
In even monochrome and curving line
Of imperturbable serenity.
"At A Lunar Eclipse." by Thomas Hardy
Outlandish as double-humped camels or unicorns,
Grazing at the margins of a bad monochrome,
Beasts of oasis, a better time.
Abrading my lid, the small grain burns:
Red cinder around which I myself,
Horses, planets and spires revolve.
"The Eye-Mote" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

How I Created My Special Monochrome Developer.
Monochrome gray lacking pizazz.
OKI Data Americas has announced the company's latest addition to its expanding line of A4 monochrome MFPs with the launch of the MB491+LP.
Passive-matrix OLEDs , or PMOLED, are more common but are monochrome and typically used only for simple text displays.
SPY Happily Reinvents Monochrome with its WhiteWall Series.
At an event held today in Berlin, Leica unveiled several new products, in addition to the new M Monochrome digital rangefinder PDN's Dan Havlik has reported on.
Although wearing white past Labor Day is an outdated fashion rule, at times an entirely bright, monochrome outfit is obtrusive and offbeat.
Monochrome can work for makeup, we promise.
Color Projected Images Open Monochrome.
Monochrome ZPrinter 150 and multicolor ZPrinter 250 offer speed and ease of use at an entry-level price.
) The tiny device has 15 buttons, a 2.2-inch monochrome display, a headphone jack, and a docking connector.
Three Monochrome Multifunction Printers from OKI Data Americas Receive Outstanding Achievement Awards for Energy Efficiency from Buyers Laboratory .
Three New Monochrome Multifunction Printers From OKI Data Americas Receive Outstanding Achievement Awards for Energy Efficiency From Buyers Laboratory .
This product represents Xerox's commitment to the monochrome print and publishing markets.
Picasso 's Monochrome Paintings Display a Rainbow of Emotion.
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In science:

For the latter task, a set of filters or a monochromator are used.
Air Fluorescence Relevant for Cosmic-Ray Detection - Summary of the 5th Fluorescence Workshop, El Escorial 2007
Although the wavelength spectrum was registered using a monochromator, relative intensities were not measured and, consequently, the absolute value of the fluorescence yield for the 337 nm band was not reported.
Air Fluorescence Relevant for Cosmic-Ray Detection - Summary of the 5th Fluorescence Workshop, El Escorial 2007
Figure 1 | Coherence and topography setups used for the experiment. A monochromatic beam was selected by a double-crystal Si(111) monochromator. No focusing has been used to get the required parallel beam for topography. Source slits were used as secondary source.
A coherent way to image dislocations
The PL spectra were measured at room temperature using a single monochromator (dispersion 0.8 nm/mm, resolution 0.008 nm) and a silicon photodiode.
Si nanoparticle interfaces in Si/SiO2 solar cell materials
The grating acts like a monochromator and disperses the radiation according to the observation angle.
Proposal for Single-Bunch Collimator Wakefield Measurements at SLAC ESTB
Attention is given to recent developments in monochromators, in particular, narrowband and tunable filters.
Classical Spectroscopy
These monochromators allow a narrow spectral band-pass to be isolated.
Classical Spectroscopy
Fabry-Perots are not true monochromators in the sense of interference or acousto-optic filters (§18.5.3) and, indeed, require an auxiliary low resolution monochromator to block out neighboring orders.
Classical Spectroscopy
This monochromator was set to the 760.2 nm line of Kr I.
Accurate transition rates for the 5p - 5s transitions in Kr I
This monochromator remained set to the Kr I line at 760.2 nm to monitor the stability of the arc discharge.
Accurate transition rates for the 5p - 5s transitions in Kr I
The sample embedded in a suitable matrix can be exposed to a tunable monochromated light which incidents perpendicular to the lateral plane.
Oscillations in the photocurrent from quantum dots: Geometric information from reciprocal spectra
Except for purely scientific problems the monochromator is actual for therapy of wide range of diseases.
Monochromatic gamma emitter for low energy quanta
A great number of applications of nuclear physical methods were realized with applications based on the monochromators of neutrons. Here the possibility of creating a monochromatic gamma emitter of low energy quanta is analyzed.
Monochromatic gamma emitter for low energy quanta
The poset K(k) has as elements pairs (µ, σ), where µ is a coloring and σ is a monochrome acyclic orientation of the complete graph on k vertices.
On the Multiplicative Structure of Topological Hochschild Homology
To take care of the relation (4.1) we enlarge the modified complete graphs operad: we allow complete graphs with partial monochrome acyclic orientations and partial colorings .
On the Multiplicative Structure of Topological Hochschild Homology
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