Share this entry

Share this page

monochrome

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnəkrəʊm; ˈmɒnəkrəʊm/

Translation of monochrome in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (painting) pintura (feminine) monocromática; (photograph) fotografía (feminine) en blanco y negro
    Example sentences
    • Pioneering monochromes by Malevich, Rodchenko, Reinhardt, Klein and Ryman employ just one color, unlike many later examples that feature a dominant but not single hue.
    • In subsequent works, he geometrically structured the stippled monochromes to toy with color contrasts.
    • The new works may be her most reserved and elegant since the monochromes (such as charcoal on vellum) that she made in the late '80s.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (technique) painted in monochrome pintado en diferentes tonalidades de un mismo color photographed in monochrome fotografiado en blanco y negro

adjective/adjetivo

Definition of monochrome in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tecito
m
tea …
Cultural fact of the day

The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.