(US “gray-scale”) 1. Composed of (discrete) shades of grey. If the pixels of a grey-scale image have N bits, they may take values from zero, representing black up to 2^N-1, representing white with intermediate values representing increasingly light shades of grey. If N=1 the image is not called grey-scale but could be called monochrome.
2. A range of acurately known shades of grey printed out for use in calibrating those shades on a display or printer.
- Grey sedge
noun 1. (Brit) an angler’s name for a greyish caddis fly, Odontocerum albicorne, that frequents running water, in which its larvae make cases from grains of sand
- Grey squirrel
noun 1. a grey-furred squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, native to E North America but now widely established
noun 1. (modifier) (of a fabric or material) not yet dyed
- Greystone technologies
company The producers of the GT/M MUMPS compiler and GT/SQL pre-processor for VAX and DEC Alpha. [Address?] (1995-01-10)