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English adjective: black and white

1. black and white not having or not capable of producing colors

SamplesBlack-and-white film.
A black-and-white TV.
The movie was in black and white.


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking

Antonymscolor, colour

English noun: black and white

1. black and white (communication) communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)

Synonymswritten communication, written language

Broader (hypernym)communication

Narrower (hyponym)code, codification, correspondence, piece of writing, prescription, prescription, print, reading, reading material, transcription, writing, writing, writing, written material, written text

Part holonymfolio, leaf

2. black and white (artifact) a black-and-white photograph or slide


Broader (hypernym)exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture

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