Meaning of greyscale in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡreɪskeɪl/


  • A range of grey shades from white to black, as used in a monochrome display or printout.

    as modifier ‘a greyscale scanner’
    • ‘Unfortunately, we didn't have a colorimeter handy, so couldn't verify the actual setting across the grayscale range.’
    • ‘We therefore developed a method to extend the dynamic range of the BAM grayscale in a quantitative manner.’
    • ‘It produces a greyscale image and can refresh in about a second - far too slow to display moving images.’
    • ‘We begin by modifying the photo to create an image which is amenable to analysis: calculations of box dimension require a completely black and white image - no greyscale is allowed.’
    • ‘The device contains 8MB of RAM, a greyscale screen and a 16-channel polyphonic sound system.’