monofilament
noun Date: 1940 a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon)

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  • monofilament — ● monofilament nom masculin Filament textile unique de grande longueur, obtenu dans la fabrication des textiles artificiels ou synthétiques. monofilament [mɔnofilamɑ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1968; de mono , et filament. ❖ ♦ Techn. Fil textile composé d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • monofilament — monofilàment (monofilamȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA gruba nit kemijskog vlakna; upotrebljava se kao pređa ETIMOLOGIJA mono + nlat. filamentum: vlakno ← lat. filare: namatati konac …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • monofilament — [män΄ō fil′ə mənt, män΄əfil′ə mənt] n. a single untwisted strand of synthetic material: also monofil …   English World dictionary

  • Monofilament — A monofilament may be: Monofilament fishing line, a type of thread A monofilament as used in a monofilament test in a neurological examination Monomolecular wire, a fictional type of wire consisting of a single strand of molecules See also:… …   Wikipedia

  • Monofilament — Das Monofilament nach Semmes Weinstein ist ein neurologisches Untersuchungsinstrument für den Arzt, Ergotherapeuten oder Podologen. Es besteht aus einem einzelnen, relativ steifen Kunststofffaden, der bei einem festgelegten Druck abknickt,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • monofilament — /mon euh fil euh meuhnt/, n. 1. Also, monofil /mon euh fil /. a single, generally large filament of synthetic fiber. Cf. multifilament (def. 2). adj. 2. made of such a filament: a monofilament fishing line. [1945 50; MONO + FILAMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • monofilament — monosiūlas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Į plonesnius plaušelius nesiskaidantis siūlas. atitikmenys: angl. monofilament rus. моноволокно; мононить ryšiai: sinonimas – monopluoštas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • monofilament — a single, untwisted synthetic line used in fishing. Usually nylon but may now be perlon or teflon …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • monofilament — noun A single strand of man made fiber Syn: monofil …   Wiktionary

  • monofilament — mono·fil·a·ment .män ə fil ə mənt n a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon) used to make surgical sutures …   Medical dictionary

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