Definitions for MONOTONICˌmɒn əˈtɒn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mon•o•ton•icˌmɒn əˈtɒn ɪk(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or uttered in a monotone:

    a monotonic delivery of a lecture.

  2. Math. (of a function or a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing. (of an ordered system of sets) consisting of sets such that each set contains the preceding set or such that each set is contained in the preceding set.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monotonic, monotone(adj)

    of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value

  2. flat, monotone, monotonic, monotonous(adj)

    sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

    "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"


  1. monotonic(Adjective)

    of or using the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress.

  2. monotonic(Adjective)

    said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases.

  3. Origin: From Modern μονοτονικός, derived from μόνος plus τονικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monotonic(adj)

    alt. of Monotonical

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