monochromatically

monochromatic

[mon-uh-kroh-mat-ik, -oh-kruh-]
adjective
1.
of or having one color.
2.
of, pertaining to, or having tones of one color in addition to the ground hue: monochromatic pottery.
3.
Optics. pertaining to light of one color or to radiation of a single wavelength or narrow range of wavelengths.
4.
Ophthalmology. of or pertaining to monochromatism.

Origin:
1815–25; mono- + chromatic

monochromatically, adverb
monochromaticity [mon-uh-kroh-muh-tis-i-tee] , noun
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monochromatic or monochroic (ˌmɒnəʊkrəʊˈmætɪk, ˌmɒnəʊˈkrəʊɪk)
 
adj
1.  Also: homochromatic (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
2.  physics (of moving particles) having only one kinetic energy
3.  of or relating to monochromatism
 
n
4.  a person who is totally colour-blind
 
monochroic or monochroic
 
adj
 
n
 
monochro'matically or monochroic
 
adv

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monochromatic
1822, from mono- + chromatic. Also cf. monochrome.
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monochromatic mon·o·chro·mat·ic (mŏn'ə-krō-māt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Having or appearing to have only one color.

  2. Of or relating to a pure spectral color of a single wavelength.

  3. Of or exhibiting achromatopsia.


mon'o·chro·mat'i·cal·ly adv.
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monochromatic   (mŏn'ə-krō-māt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Consisting of a single wavelength of light or other radiation. Lasers, for example, usually produce monochromatic light.

  2. Having or appearing to have only one color. Compare polychromatic.


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