gray scale

gray scale
1. the range of different shades of gray that can be displayed for use in a CT scan display. see under 2. ultrasonography.

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  • Gray Scale —   [engl.], Graustufe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gray scale — noun Date: circa 1939 a series of regularly spaced tones ranging from black to white through intermediate shades of gray; also an image composed solely of gray scale tones • grayscale adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • gray scale — a scale of achromatic colors having several, usually ten, equal gradations ranging from white to black, used in television and photography. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Gray Scale — WikiV Variations in value from white, through shades of gray, to black on a display …   Audio and video glossary

  • gray-scale ultrasonography — a B scan technique in which a television video scan converter amplifies and processes echoes according to their strength into a visual display ranging from white for the strongest echoes to varying shades of gray …   Medical dictionary

  • gray scale monitor — screen which can on display shades of gray …   English contemporary dictionary

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