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  • adj. Of a single colour; monochromatic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made, or done, with a single color. Called also, monochromatic and monochrome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of one color; pertaining to or of the nature of monochromy; monochromical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or appearing to have only one color


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  • But its monochromic delegation has exposed its shortcomings in terms of comprehensive democracy, and revealed indications that should be examined closely and in-depth, instead of rushing to embrace it.

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  • These large, square, subtly lit monochromic photographs have constituted her signature works since 2001.

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  • The Santa Fe-based sculptor has delivered irresistible, overwhelming joy to Minimalism's most austere forms for about half a century now, building richly colored monochromic totems and planks with names like "Hotshot" and "Ace."

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  • British broadcasting is sliding towards monochromic mediocrity.


  • Rather than monochromic showers of sparks, the shows will splatter brilliant reds, greens and blues across the sky in tightly choreographed arrays of hearts, stars, letters and even bow ties.

    Up In The Sky! It's...Hearts! Stars! Bow Ties!

  • Boldly utilising simple but riveting 2D monochromic black and white animation that owes a considerable debt to the geometrical delights of silent era German expressionism, to communicate its harrowing and at times violent story, Persepolis starts out as indeed a bit of a political history lesson but loosens up into a potent and shatteringly precedent true to life story.

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  • Slow and cumbersome, and not nearly as user friendly as more modern equipment, the NEADS monochromic radar displays are not designed to take internal FAA radar data or to identify radar tracks originating from inside the United States.

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  • More distantly related offspring could run to any, color bearded male with a certain probability of protection this probability would not differ between a monochromic and a polychromic system.

    Nature article: Beard Chromodynamics - The Panda's Thumb

  • They are willing to live with a low context, monochromic model.

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  • For example the music progresses dynamically along with the amount of color you have restored to the world, the color pigments you collect fuel your various abilities in addition to coloring the world, and you don't kill the enemies in the game, you save them from the monochromic plague, turning them friendly.



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