Definitions

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  • one

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix signifying one, single, alone; ; (Chem.) indicating that a compound contains one atom, one radical, or one group of that to the name of which it is united

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek μόνος (monos, "alone, only, sole, single") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And mono- and polyunsaturated fats may be substituted for solid animal-derived fats

    Andrea Pennington, M.D.: Where The New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Fall Short

  • Their ingredient lists aren't especially appealing: Liquid CoffeeMate original flavor, for contains water, corn syrup solids, partially hydrogenated soybean or cottonseed oil, sodium caseinate, dipotassium phosphate, mono- and diglycerides, sodium aluminosilicate, artificial flavor and carrageenan.

    Is that right? La Creme: 100% dairy, 0% shame

  • They stated that nuts contain a lot of the good fats—mono- or polyunsaturated— which help both cholesterol levels and insulin sensitivity.

    Lange 2010

  • Saturated fats have been shown to raise cholesterol about twice as much as mono- and polyunsaturated fats lower it.

    The Rice Diet Solution

  • Natural vegetable oil is composed largely of mono- and poly-unsaturated fats, which have been shown to protect the arteries.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • JinkoSolar's Quantum-1 modules are produced using pseudo-mono multi-crystalline cells, achieving the benefits of both mono- and multi-crystalline cells and operating at higher efficiencies while maintaining JinkoSolar's competitive manufacturing costs and long-lasting power performance.

  • JinkoSolar manufactures a vertically integrated model in the solar sector, including making crystalline ingots, wafers, cells and mono- and multi- crystalline PV panels.

  • I like them whether they’re mono- or multisyllabic.

    Haunted Honeymoon

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