Monochromy
Monochromy Mon"o*chro`my, n. The art of painting or drawing in monochrome. [1913 Webster]

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  • monochromy — mono·chro·my …   English syllables

  • monochromy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌkrōmē noun ( es) Etymology: monochrome (I) + y : the art or process of producing monochromes * * * monˈochromy or / okˈrə mē/ noun The art of monochrome • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hans Kmoch — Johann Joseph ( Hans ) Kmoch (July 25, 1894 – February 13, 1973) was an Austrian Dutch American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journalist and author, for which he is best known. Playing career Kmoch… …   Wikipedia

  • monochrome — monochromic, monochromical, adj. monochromically, adv. monochromist, n. monochromy, n. /mon euh krohm /, n. 1. a painting or drawing in different shades of a single color. 2. the art or technique of producing such a painting or drawing. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • monochrome — [ mɔnokrom ] adj. • 1634; gr. monokhrômos ♦ Qui est d une seule couleur (dont les valeurs peuvent varier). Les peintures en camaïeu, la photo en noir et blanc sont monochromes. Imprimante laser monochrome. N. f. MONOCHROMIE , 1868 . ⊗ CONTR.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • μονοχρωμία — η η ιδιότητα τού μονόχρωμου. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. monochromy (< μον[ο]* + χρώμα)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • monochrome —   n. work of art in one colour; black and white (photograph); a. in black and white.    ♦ monochroic,    ♦ monochromatic,    ♦ monochromic(al), a.    ♦ monochromatism, n. complete colour blindness.    ♦ monochromist,    ♦ monochromy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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