monochrome television

monochrome television

[′män·ə‚krōm ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
Television in which the final reproduced picture is monochrome, having only shades of gray between black and white. Also known as black-and-white television.
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Regardless how much they disparage monochrome television coverage of contemporary events.
Many years ago, in the days of monochrome television, I watched a play/film which was all filmed at Courtaulds cricket ground and I believe the late Jimmy Jewel played the role of the Courtaulds groundsman.
I FOUND the article about monochrome television ('Huddersfield's 110 black and white licence holders show there's life still in monochrome television', Examiner, April 23) of interest.
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