Adjective: black-and-white 'blak-un'wIt
Noun: black and white
- Lacking hue or shades of grey; part white and part black
"a black-and-white cow"; "black-and-white blooms"; "black-and-white stripes"
- (photography) not having or not capable of producing colours
"black-and-white film"; "a black-and-white TV";
- black and white
- Of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories
"he rejected a black-and-white world"; "there are no black-and-white certainties"; "there were no grey areas, you were either for him or against him, he was all black-and-white"
- Communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
- written communication, written language
- A black-and-white photograph or slide
See also: divided
Type of: communication, exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture
Antonym: color [US]
Encyclopedia: Black-and-white Black and white