monomial [mō nō′mē əl, mänō′mē əl]
1. Algebra consisting of only one term
2. Biol. consisting of only one word: said of a taxonomic name
a monomial expression, quantity, or name

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  • Monomial — Mo*no mi*al, n. [See {Monome}, {Binomial}.] (Alg.) A single algebraic expression; that is, an expression unconnected with any other by the sign of addition, substraction, equality, or inequality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monomial — Mo*no mi*al, a. (Alg.) Consisting of but a single term or expression. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monomial — In mathematics, in the context of polynomials, the word monomial can have one of two different meanings: The first is a product of powers of variables, or formally any value obtained by finitely many multiplications of a variable. If only a… …   Wikipedia

  • monomial — 1. adjective Relative to an algebraic expression consisting of one term. 2. noun a) A single term consisting of a product of variables with positive integer exponents. x²y is a monomial b) A single term consisti …   Wiktionary

  • monomial — noun Etymology: blend of mon and nomial (as in binomial) Date: circa 1706 1. a mathematical expression consisting of a single term 2. a taxonomic name consisting of a single word or term • monomial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monomial — /moh noh mee euhl, meuh /, adj. 1. Algebra. a. consisting of one term only. b. (of a matrix) having exactly one non zero term in each row and each column. 2. Biol. noting or pertaining to a name that consists of a single word or term. n. 3.… …   Universalium

  • monomial — mo·no·mi·al || mÉ™ nəʊmɪəl n. one term or letter (Algebra) adj. made of one term; of a monomial (Algebra) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monomial — /mɒˈnoʊmiəl/ (say mo nohmeeuhl) Algebra –adjective 1. consisting of one term only. –noun 2. a monomial expression or quantity. {irregularly from mo(no) + nomial, after binomial} …  

  • monomial — adj. & n. Math. adj. (of an algebraic expression) consisting of one term. n. a monomial expression. Etymology: MONO after binomial …   Useful english dictionary

  • monomial Mathematics — [mə nəʊmɪəl] adjective (of an algebraic expression) consisting of one term. noun a monomial expression. Origin C18: from mono , on the pattern of binomial …   English new terms dictionary

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