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Definition of "polychromatic" [pol•y•chro•mat•ic]

  • Having or exhibiting many colors. (adjective)
  • Of or composed of radiation of more than one wavelength: polychromatic light. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "polychromatic" in a sentence
  • "She and Mr. Sauerbruch design what she calls polychromatic buildings, which incorporate color as a building material."
  • "Their walls are covered with paintings of the highest interest; their ceilings are rich in polychromatic decoration; and many are adorned with pillared porches cut in the solid rock."
  • "This inevitably begins by voluntarily connecting a personal story to a larger one, or several larger ones, and is a purpose-driven path to express polychromatic civic values."