from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Writing or print: saw their words in black and white.
- n. A visual medium, as in photography or printmaking, employing only black and white or black, white, and values of gray: a film shot in black and white; a painting reproduced in black and white.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A 1970s police patrol car.
- n. A type of giant cookie (about 8 inches diameter) with icing on the top side: half white, half dark chocolate.
- adj. Representing colours with pure black and white tones or with shades of gray.
- adj. Easily divided into diametrically opposing camps or schools of thought.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. writing or print.
- n. See under Black.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having or not capable of producing colors
- n. communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
- n. a black-and-white photograph or slide
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A ducklike creature with a black and white head and speckled black and white feathers waddled out of the bushes.
Heart-wrenching photo exhibits showed large black and white images of the morning after the disaster, with dead bodies, many of them children, lining the streets awaiting identification.
FIFTYSOMETHING AND BEYOND Color floral prints are fine, but black and white florals reign supreme.
Nonbelievers should watch the infamous landing of the hydrogen-floated blimp Hindenburg—a classic sequence in black and white found on CD-ROM encyclopedias as standard fare.
Rather than put on what I wore before, I don an even grander ensemble of black and white silk brocade embroidered over every inch with thread of gold.
She was a picture of black and white perfection, from the jet-blackness of her hair, eyes, and dress to the marble-white of her skin.
Bob looked inside and saw a robotic-looking electric device that was like something out of an old black and white science fiction movie, with pulleys and fly wheels and an arm along one side; a stack of orange clay disks sat in a kind of magazine assembly up top.
Arrayed with contemporary, apartment-style furnishings, many of them black and white the walls were pale plaster, the place was tidy, perhaps—like the boat—too tidy.
A black and white illustration of Eliza Harris, holding a her son, Harry, in her arms and approaching Uncle Tom and Aunt Chloe, both standing at the doorway to Tom's cabin.
Mrs. Nagy shows me their family photo album, full of those small black and white photos from the 1950s.