monomial
[ mohnohmeeuh l, muh ]
/ moʊˈnoʊ mi əl, mə /

adjective
Algebra.
 consisting of one term only.
 (of a matrix) having exactly one nonzero term in each row and each column.
Biology. noting or pertaining to a name that consists of a single word or term.
noun
Algebra. a monomial expression or quantity.
Nearby words
Origin of monomial
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A monomial in algebra is a quantity which consists of a single term.
OrthographyElmer W. Cavins
British Dictionary definitions for monomial
monomial
/ (mɒˈnəʊmɪəl) /
noun
maths an expression consisting of a single term, such as 5 ax
adjective
consisting of a single algebraic term
biology of, relating to, or denoting a taxonomic name that consists of a single term
Word Origin for monomial
C18: mono + (bin) omial
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Science definitions for monomial
monomial
[ mŏnō′mēəl ]
An algebraic expression consisting of a single term, especially one of the form axn, where a is a number and n is an integer greater than or equal to 0.
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