Pronunciation: (mon'u-krōm"),[key] —n. 1. a painting or drawing in different shades of a single color.
2. the art or technique of producing such a painting or drawing.
3. the state or condition of being painted, decorated, etc., in shades of a single color.
—adj. 1. being or made in the shades of a single color: a blue monochrome seascape. 2. having the images reproduced in tones of gray: monochrome television.