from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A series of shades ranging from pure white to pure black, used in displaying monochromatic images.
  • noun An image displayed using such a series of shades.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun photography A printed strip of graduated tones used to check exposure and development times.
  • adjective imaging black and white, representing color with shades of gray.
  • verb transitive To convert to grayscale.


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