**monotonic** — adjective /ˌmɒnəˈtɒnɪk,ˌmɑnəˈtɑnɪk/ a) of or using the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress. b) said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its… … Wiktionary

**monotonic** — monotonically, adv. /mon euh ton ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture. 2. Math. a. (of a function or of a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing. b. (of an ordered… … Universalium

**monotonic** — mon•o•ton•ic [[t]ˌmɒn əˈtɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture[/ex] 2) Math. a) (of a function or a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing b) (of an ordered… … From formal English to slang

**monotonic** — adjective Date: 1797 1. characterized by the use of or uttered in a monotone 2. having the property either of never increasing or of never decreasing as the values of the independent variable or the subscripts of the terms increase •… … New Collegiate Dictionary

**monotonic** — adj. unchanging, repetitious; boring, tedious … English contemporary dictionary

**monotonic** — adjective 1》 Mathematics (of a function or quantity) varying in such a way that it either never decreases or never increases. 2》 speaking or uttered in a monotone. Derivatives monotonically adverb monotonicity noun … English new terms dictionary

**monotonic** — mono·ton·ic … English syllables

**monotonic** — /mɒnəˈtɒnɪk/ (say monuh tonik) adjective Mathematics (of a function) steadily increasing or steadily decreasing. Also, monotone … Australian English dictionary

**monotonic** — adj. 1 uttered in a monotone. 2 Math. (of a function or quantity) varying in such a way that it either never decreases or never increases. Derivatives: monotonically adv … Useful english dictionary

**Monotonic function** — Monotonicity redirects here. For information on monotonicity as it pertains to voting systems, see monotonicity criterion. Monotonic redirects here. For other uses, see Monotone (disambiguation). Figure 1. A monotonically increasing function (it… … Wikipedia