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monochromatic

, monochroic
1. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
2. Physics (of moving particles) having only one kinetic energy
3. of or relating to monochromatism
4. a person who is totally colour-blind

monochromatic

(mon-oh-krŏ-mat -ik) Of or producing a single wavelength or very narrow band of wavelengths.

Monochromatic

Consisting of only one color.

monochromatic

[¦män·ə·krə′mad·ik]
(optics)
Pertaining to the color of a surface which radiates light having an extremely small range of wavelengths.
(physics)
Consisting of electromagnetic radiation having an extremely small range of wavelengths, or particles having an extremely small range of energies.
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