mono
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmɒnəʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmɑnoʊ/
Noun

mono (uncountable)

  1. (informal) The fatiguing viral infection mononucleosis.
Synonyms Noun

mono (plural monos)

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

mono (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) 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 Translations
  • Russian: мо́но
Adjective

mono (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Monochrome.
    • 1985, PC Mag, volume 4, number 4, page 125:
      The excellent on-screen display of italics, superscripts and subscripts, and other niceties available on the color screen now display on mono monitors, but with the inherently superior text font of the mono mode.
Noun

mono (plural monos)

  1. (category theory) Abbreviation of monomorphism#English|monomorphism.
Related terms Adjective

mono

  1. (chiefly, informal) monoamorous, monogamous.
Noun

mono (plural monos)

  1. (informal) A monogamous person.
Adjective

mono

  1. (chiefly, informal) monosexual.
    • 2013, Shiri Eisner, Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution (ISBN 1580054757):
      People who do wish to be recognizable as trans or bi are often coercively passed off as cis or mono anyway.
    • 2013, Dawn Atkins, Bisexual Women in the Twenty-First Century (ISBN 1317992377), page 37:
      That is, establishing as it does a replacement binary (mono versus bi, rather than hetero versus homo) it functions to erase lesbian and gay specificity. In turn, this fails to consider, and even elides, important structural inequities between the hetero- and homosexual categories. The difficulty of establishing bisexual legitimacy in a discursive context of oppositional categories was acknowledged by a number of participants. For some, invoking the mono/bi dichotomy affords bisexuality [...]

Mono
Noun
  1. An American Indian people of the central Sierra Nevada and neighboring Great Basin lands to the east in California.
  2. An ethnic group from the Congo.
Proper noun
  1. The Numic language of the Mono people of California.
  2. The language of the Mono people of the Congo.
  3. A county in California, USA, see Mono County.
  4. An alkaline desert lake, Mono Lake, in this county that has a unique ecosystem.
  5. A town in Ontario.
  6. An island in Solomon Islands.
  7. A river in Togo.



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