**monomial** — [mō nō′mē əl, mänō′mē əl] adj. [ MO(NO) + (BI)NOMIAL] 1. Algebra consisting of only one term 2. Biol. consisting of only one word: said of a taxonomic name n. a monomial expression, quantity, or name … English World dictionary

**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** — moÂ·noÂ·miÂ·al || mÉ™ nÉ™ÊŠmÉªÉ™l 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} … Australian English dictionary

**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** — adj. [Gr. monos, one; L. nomen, name] Having one name or designation consisting of one term only; uninomial; see binomial … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology