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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength adj. - Having or appearing to have only one color.

Usage examples (36)
  • monochromatic light
  • The women wore drab pantsuits, in monochromatic, dull, dark colors, and they decorated their homes in beige.
  • One method for using color is to use only shades of a color, which is known as a monochromatic color scheme.
  • The laser light may further be made extremely parallel and monochromatic, which is the foundation of many of its areas of application. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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