from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Partially black and partially white: a black-and-white cow.
- adj. Being in writing or print: black-and-white proof.
- adj. Rendered in black and white or in achromatic colors: a black-and-white drawing.
- adj. Of or relating to the reproduction or presentation of visual images in black and white: black-and-white television; black-and-white photography.
- adj. Expressing, recognizing, or based on two mutually exclusive sets of ideas or values: black-and-white categories; a black-and-white point of view.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of art, a photograph or photography, using shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.
- adj. Of a television or monitor, displaying images in shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. print or writing, especially the result of the printing process.
- adj. depicted only in black and white colors, or in shades of gray; also called monochromatic and monochrome; -- of images. Opposite of
coloror in color, and contrasting with polychrome technicolor three-color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories
- adj. not having or not capable of producing colors
- adj. lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
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