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Definitions for monophonic
ˌmɒn əˈfɒn ɪkmono·phon·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mono, monophonic, single-channeladjective

    designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel

  2. monophonicadjective

    consisting of a single melodic line

GCIDE

  1. Monophonicadjective

    Of or relating to a system for recording and reproducing sound, which has only one sound channel; also called monaural or mono. It contrasts with stereophonic (or stereo), quadraphonic, or surround-sound, which have two or more channels, and can thus reproduce the effect of the sound coming from more than one direction.

    Etymology: [Mono- + Gr. a voice.]

Wiktionary

  1. monophonicadjective

    having a single channel; monaural (compare stereophonic)

  2. monophonicadjective

    having a single melodic line and no harmony (compare polyphonic)

  3. monophonicadjective

    having simple one-to-one mapping between letters and phonemes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monophonicadjective

    single-voiced; having but one part; as, a monophonic composition; -- opposed to polyphonic

    Etymology: [Mono- + Gr. a voice.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monophonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monophonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • monafónach, aonfhónachIrish

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