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Monochrome vs. Grayscale

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Monochromenoun

A black and white image, especially such a photograph.

Grayscalenoun

(photography) A printed strip of graduated tones used to check exposure and development times.

Monochromenoun

(dated) A painting executed in shades of a single colour.

Grayscaleadjective

(imaging) Black and white, representing color with shades of gray.

Monochromenoun

A ceramic glaze of a single colour; an object so glazed.

Grayscaleverb

(transitive) To convert to grayscale.

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Monochromeadjective

Having only one colour.

Grayscale

In digital photography, computer-generated imagery, and colourimetry, a greyscale image is one in which the value of each pixel is a single sample representing only an amount of light; that is, it carries only intensity information. Greyscale images, a kind of black-and-white or grey monochrome, are composed exclusively of shades of grey.

Monochromeadjective

(photography) Representing colours with shades of gray.

Monochromenoun

A painting or drawing in a single color; a picture made with a single color.

Monochromenoun

painting done in a range of tones of a single color

Monochromenoun

a black-and-white photograph or slide

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Monochromeadjective

having or appearing to have only one color

Monochromenoun

a photograph or picture developed or executed in black and white or in varying tones of only one colour.

Monochromenoun

representation or reproduction in black and white or in varying tones of only one colour.

Monochromeadjective

(of a photograph or picture, or a television screen) consisting of or displaying images in black and white or in varying tones of only one colour.

Monochrome

A monochromic image is composed of one color (or values of one color). The term monochrome comes from the Ancient Greek: μονόχρωμος, romanized: monochromos, lit. 'having one color'.

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