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[ahy-suh-kroh-mat-ik, ahy-soh-kruh-]
  1. Optics. having the same color or tint.
  2. Photography. orthochromatic.
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Origin of isochromatic

First recorded in 1820–30; iso- + chromatic
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Examples from the Web for isochromatic

Historical Examples

  • Pictorially thus the isochromatic plate has something to recommend it.

    The Barnet Book of Photography


  • It has already been stated that isochromatic plates may be employed with a hand camera.

  • The isochromatic and orthochromatic plates on the market are corrected, and are the best to use.

British Dictionary definitions for isochromatic


    1. having the same colour
    2. of uniform colour
  1. photog (of an early type of emulsion) sensitive to green light in addition to blue light but not to red light
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isochromatic in Medicine


  1. Of uniform color.
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