monochromatic monochromatic  /ˌmɑ nə kroʊ ˈmæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to monochromatism
  2. (adj) (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
  3. (adj) having or appearing to have only one color

Usage(s):

  1. The visual style is simple, almost monochromatic.
  2. The paintings are basically monochromatic.
  3. Last season's monochromatic gray trend is fast fading from memory as orange emerges to punch up summer wardrobes.

News

  1. Towards a color holographic video future

    Researchers at MIT's Media Lab have created a new approach to generating holograms that could lead to color holographic-video displays which are significantly cheaper to manufacture than today's experimental, monochromatic displays.  The same technique could also increase the resolution of conventional 2-D displays. read more        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: TG Daily

  2. Artistry: Designers Fit An Entire City Into One Slice of an Empty Room

    Photo via Co.Design Over at a design museum in Utrecht, The Netherlands, Amsterdam-based design studio Rietveld Landscape has devised this pale blue wall divider that looks something like a monochromatic, stained glass cityscape. It's actually the continuation of a project...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Curbed

Quotes

  1. Assessing the post-election reform movement in Iran, Oren said that "We know that certainly the Iranian people and even the Iranian leadership is not as monochromatic as we thought," but added, "what concerns us at the end of the day is not...
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Michael Oren Source: Politico

  2. "I wanted the film to be in colour," says Denzongpa, "but Shivajee convinced me that Ladakh's palette is monochromatic. And after watching the film, I realised that colours would not have suited this film in which everything is stark and...
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: Danny Denzongpa Source: Indian Express

  3. "I wasn't interested in doing it because structurally the way the character was built was that I thought 'I don't want to do this,"' Ironside told Collider . "And [Ubisoft] asked what was wrong and I said 'Well, he is too monochromatic. There...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: Michael Ironside Source: SCRAWL (blog)

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