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.
CBS's system was not compatible with current monochrome television sets, and CBS did not have manufacturing facilities to build television sets.