Definition of Monochromatism

1. Noun. Complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness.




Definition of Monochromatism

1. Noun. The condition of being monochromatic ¹

2. Noun. (pathology) The condition of being totally colour blind; achromatopsia ¹

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Definition of Monochromatism

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Medical Definition of Monochromatism

1. 1. The state of having or exhibiting only one colour. Synonym: achromatopsia. Origin: mono-+ G. Chroma, colour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monochromatism

monochroic
monochromacy
monochromat
monochromated
monochromated scanning transmission electron microscope
monochromated scanning transmission electron microscopes
monochromatic
monochromatic aberration
monochromatic light
monochromatic rays
monochromatic vision
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monochromaticity
monochromatism (current term)
monochromatisms
monochromatization
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monochromatophil
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monochromators
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monochromia
monochromic

Literary usage of Monochromatism

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1. Illuminating Engineering Practice: Lectures on Illuminating Engineering by University of Pennsylvania, Illuminating Engineering Society (1917)
"Results obtained by the author using a yellow light whose spectral character could be so altered as to approach more and more toward monochromatism indicate ..."

2. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1901)
"In the researches of Dr. HALE and his assistant, Mr. ELLERMAN, we have this principle of monochromatism pushed to its logical conclusion, and with the aid ..."

3. Color and Its Applications by Matthew Luckiesh (1921)
"If monochromatism is desired it is often advisable to combine two glasses which transmit a narrow region in common. 103. Blue. — Cobalt is the most common ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... conditions as retinitis pigmentosa and monochromatism in man and provide the opportunity to study photoreceptor cell degeneration in reproducible models ..."

5. Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic: With Experiments by Charles Loudon Bloxam, John Millar Thomson (1907)
"... so that it yields light of one colour only), passes first through a plate (>' cut from a crystal of potassium bichromate to ensure monochromatism, ..."

6. Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1919)
"... color-blind individual the world appears like a photograph — a collection of gray shades without coloring. This condition is called monochromatism. ..."

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