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- adv. explicitly, in writing, clearly and without doubt or misunderstanding, without any grey areas.
- adv. Using shades of grey/gray rather than colour/color.
- adv. Having it displayed using shades of gray/gray rather than colour/color (as it was shot or recorded).
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But his smile fell away as he came to Faith Chastain’s photograph, a studio shot in black and white that caught her looking nearly lasciviously at the camera’s eye.
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.
Prouder than one of those peacocks I’d never seen, she entered that fancy restaurant where men in black and white stared at us as if we were circus freaks they fervently hoped would vanish.
Then Betty, on her wedding day, the star of the Penny Saver’s special six-page section that illustrated in black and white my long-ago nightmare come true.