gray scale
noun Date: circa 1939 a series of regularly spaced tones ranging from black to white through intermediate shades of gray; also an image composed solely of gray scale tones • grayscale adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gray Scale —   [engl.], Graustufe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gray scale — noun : a series of regularly spaced tones ranging from white to black through intermediate shades of gray used as a reference scale for control purposes in both color and black and white photography * * * a scale of achromatic colors having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gray scale —    The range of neutral values, or shades of gray in an image. The gray scales of scanners and terminals are determined by the number of grays, or steps between black and white, that they can recognize and reproduce …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • gray scale — a scale of achromatic colors having several, usually ten, equal gradations ranging from white to black, used in television and photography. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • gray scale — 1. the range of different shades of gray that can be displayed for use in a CT scan display. see under 2. ultrasonography …   Medical dictionary

  • gray scale — series of shades of gray between black and white …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gray Scale — WikiV Variations in value from white, through shades of gray, to black on a display …   Audio and video glossary

  • Gray scale — Шкала уровней серого; Серая тоновая шкала …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • gray scale —    A series of shades from black to white …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

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