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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


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


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

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  • 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.

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

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

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

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  • 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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