black and white


black and white
black-and-white lack-and-white, black and white lack and whiteadj. (Photography, Imaging; Printing) depicted only in black and white colors, or in shades of gray; also called {monochromatic} and {monochrome}; -- of images. Opposite of {color} or {in color}, and contrasting with {polychrome} {technicolor} {three-color}; as, a black-and-white TV; black-and-white film; the movie ``Schindler's List'' was shot in black and white.

Syn: black and white, monochromatic, monochrome. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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