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.
- When two organs can be traced along the same line of descent to one primitive form, that is when they are found to be mono phyletic, their homology is complete; when, however, they are traceable to two primitive forms, though these forms belong to the same morphological series, they are polyphyletic and therefore only incompletely homologous.
- Numerous mono-, diand trisulphonic acids of a-naphthol are employed in the preparation of azo dyes.
- In the Langen mono-rail the cars are hung from a single overhead rail; a line on this system works between Barmen and Elberfeld, about 9 m., the cars for a portion of the distance being suspended over the river Wupper.
- Christiansen found, in an investigation of this kind, that the refractivity of the liquid could only be got to match that of the powder for mono-chromatic light, and that, if white light were used, brilliant colour effects were obtained, which varied in a remarkable manner when small changes occurred in the refractive index of the liquid.
- Such bends are called mono- FIG.