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Adjective: mono  mó-now
  1. (electronics) designating sound transmission, recording or reproduction over a single channel
    - monophonic, single-channel
Noun: mono  mó-now
  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
    - infectious mononucleosis, mononucleosis, glandular fever, kissing disease
Combining form: mono-  mó-now
  1. One, single
    - mon-, uni-

Derived forms: monos

See also: monaural

Type of: infectious disease

Encyclopedia: Mono, ON