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gray scale

noun
1.
a scale of achromatic colors having several, usually ten, equal gradations ranging from white to black, used in television and photography.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for gray scale
  • Kodak gray scale in the image, adjust the scanner settings using the image of the gray scale to meet the above requirements.
gray scale in Medicine

gray scale n.
Gray-scale ultrasonography.

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