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Definitions for monochromatic
ˌmɒn ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -oʊ krə-monochro·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monochromaticadjective

    of or relating to monochromatism

  2. monochromatic, homochromaticadjective

    (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength

    "monochromatic light"

  3. monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromousadjective

    having or appearing to have only one color


  1. monochromaticadjective

    Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television.

  2. monochromaticadjective

    Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness.

  3. monochromaticadjective

    Plain, dull, lifeless.


  1. monochromatic

    Monochromatic refers to using or involving a single color or varying shades of a single color. This term is often used in fields like art, photography, design, physics, and more. In physics, it can also refer to light that has a single wavelength.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monochromaticadjective

    consisting of one color, or presenting rays of light of one color only

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. monochromatique. See Monochrome.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Monochromatic

    mon-ō-kro-mat′ik, adj. of one colour only—also Monochrō′ic.—ns. Mon′ochrome, a painting in one colour only; Mon′ochromy, this art.


  1. Monochromatic

    of one color throughout.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monochromatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monochromatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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