monochrome

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mon·o·chrome / ˈmänəˌkrōm/ • n. a photograph or picture developed or executed in black and white or in varying tones of only one color. ∎  representation or reproduction in black and white or in varying tones of only one color. • adj. 1. (of a photograph or picture, or a television screen) consisting of or displaying images in black and white or in varying tones of only one color. 2. lacking variety and interest; insipid: the monochrome circuit of traveling Broadway productions. DERIVATIVES: mon·o·chro·mic / ˌmänəˈkrōmik/ adj.