An example of mono used as a prefix is in the word monochromatic, which means having only one color.
- one, alone, single: monocracy
- containing one atom or one chemical group: monohydric
Origin of mono-< mono-molecular having a thickness of one molecule: monolayer
Origin of mono-Classical Greek mono- ; from monos, single, alone ; from Indo-European base an unverified form men-, small, single from source Old Irish menb, small
Origin of monoShort for monophonic.
- One; single; alone: monomorphic.
- Containing a single atom, radical, or group: monobasic.
- Monomolecular; monatomic: monolayer.
Origin of mono-Middle English, from Old French, from Latin, from Greek, from monos, single, alone; see men-4 in Indo-European roots.
- Short for mononucleosis.
Shortening of mononucleosis.
- (slang, UK, Australia) A bicycle or motorcycle trick where the front wheel is lifted off the ground while riding
Probably from the prefix mono- meaning “one, single"
Shortening of monophonic.
- (category theory) Abbreviation of monomorphism.
Shortening of monomorphism.
mono - Computer Definition
(2) (Mono) An open source implementation of the .NET environment for Linux, Unix and Windows platforms, sponsored by Novell. Mono includes a C# compiler and a Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) runtime engine. For more information, visit www.mono-project.com and www.gotmono.com. See CLI, .NET Framework and DotGNU Portable.NET.