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MONO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mono mean? 

MONO (noun)
  The noun MONO has 1 sense:

1. an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing

  Familiarity information: MONO used as a noun is very rare.


MONO (adjective)
  The adjective MONO has 1 sense:

1. designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel

  Familiarity information: MONO used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONO (noun)


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Meaning:

An acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

glandular fever; infectious mononucleosis; kissing disease; mono; mononucleosis

Hypernyms ("mono" is a kind of...):

infectious disease (a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact)


MONO (adjective)


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Meaning:

Designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel

Synonyms:

mono; monophonic; single-channel

Similar:

monaural (relating to or having or hearing with only one ear)

Domain category:

electronics (the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices)


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