black-and-white black-and-white

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
  2. (adj) not having or not capable of producing colors
  3. (adj) of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories

Usage(s):

  • In the history of photography, the leap from film to digital was a breakthrough as profound as the move from black-and-white to color.

News

  1. MUNCIE'S REEL HISTORY: Local physician busted in '60s for selling drugs

    It almost looks like a black-and-white mobster film, where police storm into a building and forcibly take the unwilling suspect in handcuffs.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Star Press

  2. Joss Whedon takes a break from ‘The Avengers’ with ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

    The writer-director shot the black-and-white adaptation of Shakespeare at his home in just 12 days.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. Movie Review: Set in California, This 'Much Ado' a Pleasing Romp

    There's a palate-cleansing quality about discovering a black-and-white oasis in a summer of in-your-face IMAX 3-D excess, and that's only a fraction of the satisfying afterglow from viewing 'Much Ado About Nothing.'
    on June 21, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

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