Definition of Monochromatic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to monochromatism.

Partainyms: Monochromatism
Derivative terms: Monochromatism



2. Adjective. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength. "Monochromatic light"
Exact synonyms: Homochromatic
Antonyms: Polychromatic

3. Adjective. Having or appearing to have only one color.
Exact synonyms: Monochrome, Monochromic, Monochromous
Similar to: Colored, Colorful, Coloured
Derivative terms: Monochrome

Definition of Monochromatic

1. a. Consisting of one color, or presenting rays of light of one color only.

Definition of Monochromatic

1. Adjective. Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television. ¹

2. Adjective. Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness. ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively) Plain, dull, lifeless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monochromatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monochromatic

1. All objects in a group (electrons, light, X-rays etc.) have the same energy or wavelength. (05 Aug 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monochromatic

monochords
monochorea
monochorial
monochorial twins
monochorionic
monochorionic diamniotic placenta
monochorionic monoamniotic placenta
monochroic
monochromacy
monochromasia
monochromasy
monochromat
monochromated
monochromated scanning transmission electron microscope
monochromated scanning transmission electron microscopes
monochromatic (current term)
monochromatic aberration
monochromatic light
monochromatic rays
monochromatic vision
monochromatically
monochromaticity
monochromatism
monochromatisms
monochromatization
monochromatize
monochromatized
monochromatizes
monochromatizing
monochromatophil

Literary usage of Monochromatic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"monochromatic Light. — The different lamps described above all yield, of course, white light, and since the correction even of apochromatic objectives for ..."

2. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1900)
"It is evident that the light passing the aperture is approximately monochromatic, so that the observer, if he focuses his eye suitably, will see the prism ..."

3. The Annual Register (1823)
"monochromatic Lamp — Pro- " Description of a monochromatic Lamp, \vith observations on the Composition of different Flames, as modified by Reflection, ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1823)
"monochromatic Lamp — Proceedings of the Royal Society vf Edinburgh. April 15.—A paper, by Dr. Brewster, was read, intituled, " Description of a ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1823)
"monochromatic Lamp Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. April 15.—Apaper,by Dr. Brewster, was read, intituled, “Description of a monochromatic ..."

6. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"CHAPTER XX monochromatic LIGHT 258. The Production of monochromatic Light.—For most petrographical determinations, ordinary white light answers the purpose, ..."

7. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"CHAPTER XX monochromatic LIGHT 258. The Production of monochromatic Light.—For most petrographical determinations, ordinary white light answers the purpose, ..."

8. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1914)
"CHAPTER XX monochromatic LIGHT 258. The Production of monochromatic Light.—For most petrographical determinations, ordinary white light ..."

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