homochromatic vs monochromatic what difference

what is difference between homochromatic and monochromatic

English

Etymology

homo- +‎ chromatic

Adjective

homochromatic (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of monochromatic


English

Etymology

From mono- +‎ chromatic, mono- from Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos, alone, only, sole, single), chromatic from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, color).

Adjective

monochromatic (not comparable)

  1. Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television.
  2. Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness.
  3. (figuratively) Plain, dull, lifeless.

Synonyms

  • (having only one color): monochrome, monocolor, monocoloured, unicolor, unicolored
  • (lifeless): See Thesaurus:boring

Antonyms

  • (single colored): polychromatic, multicolored, colorful, full color.
  • (single color perceptiveness): polychromatic.
  • (lifeless): lively, colorful, vivid.

Related terms

  • monochromacy
  • monochromat

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