Monochrome vs. Grayscale

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Main Difference

The main difference between Monochrome and Grayscale is that the Monochrome is a shades of one color; describes paintings, drawings, design, or photographs in one color or values of one color, having only one colour and Grayscale is a 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;composed exclusively of shades of gray, varying from black at the weakest intensity to white at the strongest.

  • Monochrome (noun)

    A black and white image, especially such a photograph.

  • Monochrome (noun)

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

  • Monochrome (adjective)

    Having only one colour.

  • Monochrome (adjective)

    Representing colours with shades of gray.

  • Grayscale (noun)

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

  • Grayscale (adjective)

    Black and white, representing color with shades of gray.

  • Grayscale (verb)

    To convert to grayscale.

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