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


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

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.

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