Definitions for monotypeˈmɒn əˌtaɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mon•o•typeˈmɒn əˌtaɪp(n.)

  1. the only print made from a metal or glass plate on which a picture is painted in oil color, printing ink, or the like.

    Category: Printing, Fine Arts

  2. the method of producing such a print.

    Category: Printing, Fine Arts

  3. the only representative of its group, as a single species constituting a genus.

    Category: Biology

Origin of monotype:


mon`o•typ′ic-ˈtɪp ɪk(adj.)

Mon•o•type*ˈmɒn əˌtaɪp

  1. a machine that casts and sets metal type.

    Category: Trademark, Printing

* Trademark..

Princeton's WordNet

  1. monotype(noun)

    (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)

  2. monotype(noun)

    a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters


  1. monotype(Noun)

    A print made by creating the design using oil paint or printer's ink on metal or glass, then transferring the image directly to paper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monotype(adj)

    alt. of Monotypic


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