What does monochrome mean?

Definitions for monochrome
ˈmɒn əˌkroʊmmonochrome

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monochrome(noun)

    painting done in a range of tones of a single color

  2. black and white, monochrome(adj)

    a black-and-white photograph or slide

  3. monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromous(adj)

    having or appearing to have only one color


  1. monochrome(Noun)

    A black and white image, especially such a photograph.

  2. monochrome(Noun)

    A painting executed in shades of a single colour.

  3. monochrome(Noun)

    A ceramic glaze of a single colour; an object so glazed.

  4. monochrome(Adjective)

    having only one colour

  5. monochrome(Adjective)

    representing colours with shades of gray

  6. Origin: From μονόχρωμος, from μόνος + χρῶμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monochrome(noun)

    a painting or drawing in a single color; a picture made with a single color

  2. Origin: [Gr. of one color; mo`nos single + color: cf. F. monochrome.]


  1. Monochrome

    Monochrome describes paintings, drawings, design, or photographs in one color or shades of one color. A monochromatic object or image has colors in shades of limited colors or hues. Images using only shades of grey are called grayscale or black-and-white. However, scientifically speaking, monochromatic light refers to visible light of a narrow band of wavelengths. .

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monochrome in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monochrome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of monochrome in a Sentence

  1. Dominic Hodgson:

    If you'd taken a photograph of these parts of Antarctic Peninsula 50 years ago it would have been a monochrome shot of ice, nothing but glaciers. Read More.

Images & Illustrations of monochrome

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  • أحادية اللونArabic
  • monocromCatalan, Valencian
  • einfarbig, monochromGerman
  • monocromoSpanish
  • mustavalkoinen, monokromaattinen, maalaus, harmaasävykuva, yksivärinen, kameepiirros, mustavalkokuvaFinnish
  • monochrome, camaïeuFrench
  • undaahagh, undaahManx
  • एक रंग काHindi
  • սև-սպիտակ, միագույնArmenian
  • monocromoItalian
  • モノクロJapanese
  • ekawarnaMalay
  • svarthvittbilde, svarthvit, ensfarget, monokrom, monokromatiskNorwegian
  • czarno-biały, monochromatyczny, monochrom, czarno-biała fotografia, jednobarwnyPolish
  • monocromo, unicolorPortuguese
  • monocromRomanian
  • изображение, однокрасочное, одноцветный, монохромный, чёрно, чёрно-белый, белыйRussian
  • monokromSwedish
  • 单色Chinese

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