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monochromatic

 [mon″o-kro-mat´ik]
1. existing in or having only one color.
2. able to see only one color; see monochromatic vision.
3. staining with only one dye at a time.

mon·o·chro·mat·ic

(mon'ō-krō-mat'ik),
1. Having but one color.
2. Indicating a light of a single wavelength.
3. Relating to or characterized by monochromatism.
Synonym(s): monochroic, monochromic

monochromatic

/mono·chro·mat·ic/ (-kro-mat´ik)
1. existing in or having only one color.
2. pertaining to or affected by monochromatic vision.
3. staining with only one dye at a time.

monochromatic

(mŏn′ə-krō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Having or appearing to have only one color.
2. Of or composed of radiation of only one wavelength: monochromatic light.
3. Done in monochrome: monochromatic paintings.
4. Exhibiting monochromatism.
5. Unvarying or dull: "the more prosaic and monochromatic aspects of communist life" (Amy Tan).

mon′o·chro′ma·tic′i·ty (-mə-tĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

monochromatic

[-krōmat′ik]
1 pertaining to a single color or a single wavelength of light.
2 describing a person who is totally color blind.
3 pertaining to a substance that has only one color or stains with only one color.

mon·o·chro·mat·ic

(mon'ō-krō-mat'ik)
1. Having but one color.
2. Indicating a light of a single wavelength.
3. Relating to or characterized by monochromatism.

monochromatic

1. existing in or having only one color.
2. staining with only one dye at a time.
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