AskDefine | Define mono

Dictionary Definition

mono adj : designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel [syn: monophonic, single-channel] n : 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 [syn: infectious mononucleosis, mononucleosis, glandular fever, kissing disease]

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English

Etymology 1

Shortening of mononucleosis

Noun

mono
  1. Short name for the disease mononucleosis

Etymology 2

Probably from the prefix mono- meaning “one, single”

Noun

mono
  1. (UK, Australia) A bicycle or motorcycle trick where the front wheel is lifted off the ground while riding
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Shortening of monophonic

Adjective

mono
  1. abbreviation for monaural or monophonic; having only a single audio channel
    Because many in the audience were very close to one of the speakers, the DJ decided to play the music in mono.
Antonyms

Esperanto

Noun

  1. money
    La novgeedzoj devas ŝpareme vivi kiam ili savas sufiĉan monon por aĉeti domo.
    The newlyweds must live frugally as they save enough money to purchase a house.

Related terms

Finnish

Etymology

Shortened from the family name Mononen.

Noun

mono

Synonyms

Usage notes

  • This is still a trademark, owned by the Mono company.

Japanese

Noun

  1. : thing
  2. : person

Spanish

Adjective

  1. cute, pretty
  2. blond, blonde

Synonyms

Noun

  1. monkey
  2. overalls (in non-US sense), coveralls
  3. doll, puppet

Synonyms

See also

Extensive Definition

Mono (from the Greek μόνος (alone) or μονός (single) ) may refer to:

Biology

Music

Publications

People

Technology

  • Mono (software), an open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET architecture
  • Monochrome BBS, a bulletin board system originally based at City University, London
  • Everson Mono, also known as Everson Mono Unicode, is an evenly spaced Unicode font (typeface)
  • m0n0wall is an embedded firewall distribution of FreeBSD
  • Mono (game), a shoot 'em up video game reminiscent of both Asteroids and Robotron: 2084

Other

  • Mono, a type of rock climbing hand hold in which only one finger can be used
mono in Danish: Mono (flertydig)
mono in German: Mono
mono in Spanish: Mono (desambiguación)
mono in French: Mono
mono in Korean: 모노
mono in Italian: Mono
mono in Dutch: Mono
mono in Japanese: モノ
mono in Norwegian: Mono
mono in Polish: Mono
mono in Portuguese: Mono
mono in Finnish: Mono
mono in Swedish: Mono

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Gramophone, PA, PA system, Victrola, audio sound system, audiophile, binaural system, bitch box, bullhorn, cartridge, ceramic pickup, changer, crystal pickup, derived four-channel system, discrete four-channel system, four-channel stereo system, hi-fi, hi-fi fan, high-fidelity, intercom, intercommunication system, jukebox, magnetic pickup, monaural system, needle, nickelodeon, phonograph, photoelectric pickup, pickup, public-address system, quadraphonic sound system, radio-phonograph combination, record changer, record player, sound reproduction system, sound truck, squawk box, stereo, stylus, system, tape deck, tape recorder, tone arm, transcription turntable, turntable
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