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Definitions and Synonyms of black and white | Another word for black and white | What is black and white?

Definition 1: a black-and-white photograph or slide - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for black and white in the sense of this definition

(black and white is a kind of ...) a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

Definition 2: communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for black and white in the sense of this definition

(black and white is a kind of ...) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

(... is a kind of black and white ) a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)

(... is a kind of black and white ) communication by the exchange of letters

(... is a kind of black and white ) written material intended to be read

"the teacher assigned new readings" "he bought some reading material at the airport"

(... is a kind of black and white ) written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person

(... is a kind of black and white ) written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient

(... is a kind of black and white ) (usually plural) the collected work of an author

"the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings"

(... is a kind of black and white ) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

"the writing in her novels is excellent" "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"

(... is a kind of black and white ) letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

"he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show" "the doctor's writing was illegible"

(... is a kind of black and white ) something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation

(... is a kind of black and white ) the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication

"I want to see it in print"

(black and white is a part of ...) a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

Definition 3: not having or not capable of producing colors - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where black and white or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • black-and-white film
  • a black-and-white TV
  • the movie was in black and white

Synonyms for black and white in the sense of this definition

(black and white belongs to category ...) the act of taking and printing photographs

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