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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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