from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or appearing to have only one color.
- adj. Of or composed of radiation of only one wavelength: monochromatic light.
- adj. Done in monochrome: monochromatic prints and paintings.
- adj. Of or exhibiting monochromatism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television.
- adj. Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness.
- adj. Plain, dull, lifeless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of one color, or presenting rays of light of one color only.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of light of one wave-length, and in that sense of one color only, as the light produced by a Bunsen flame in which sodium is being volatilized.
- In psychology, pertaining to or characterized by monochromasy: as, monochromatic vision.
- Having an affinity for only one dye at a time, in contradistinction to polychromatic.
- n. Same as monochromate, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
- adj. having or appearing to have only one color
- adj. of or relating to monochromatism
From mono- + chromatic, mono- from Ancient Greek μόνος (monos, "alone, only, sole, single"), chromatic from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khroma, "color"). (Wiktionary)