Monochromatic



[mon-uh-kroh-mat-ik, -oh-kruh-] /ˌmɒn ə kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -oʊ krə-/

adjective
1.
of or having one color.
2.
of, relating to, or having tones of one color in addition to the ground hue:
monochromatic pottery.
3.
Optics. pertaining to light of one color or to radiation of a single wavelength or narrow range of wavelengths.
4.
Ophthalmology. of or relating to .
/ˌmɒnəʊkrəʊˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
Also homochromatic. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
2.
(physics) (of moving particles) having only one kinetic energy
3.
of or relating to monochromatism
noun
4.
a person who is totally colour-blind
adj.

1807, from mono- + chromatic, or from monochrome + -atic. Related: Monochromatically (1784).

monochromatic mon·o·chro·mat·ic (mŏn’ə-krō-māt’ĭk)
adj.

mon’o·chro·mat’i·cal·ly adv.
monochromatic
(mŏn’ə-krō-māt’ĭk)

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