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  • noun A forging or casting made in a single piece, rather than being fabricated from components


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  • You are right a monobloc is the same as speedlight.

    A Walk Around the Monobloc, Pt. 1

  • Her daughter was about to undergo a technically demanding surgery called a monobloc - the first of its kind on a child at Dell Children's - that involved cutting open América's skull, creating a gap in the bone, then putting titanium plates in her forehead to hold the realigned bone in place and creating more space for new bone to grow in her skull and face.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • The solid type, also called monobloc, are formed out of a single piece of metal.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The panel for the center wing box has a surface area of 36 square meters, "making it the largest 'monobloc' composite panel ever manufactured in Nantes, using a new state-of-the-art laying machine," Airbus said.

    Aerospace News

  • Airbus said Friday it has manufactured an all-composite A350 center wing-box panel, the first structure on the next-generation aircraft it has completed and the largest "monobloc" composite panel it has produced.

    ATW Daily News

  • ... largest 'monobloc' composite panel ever manufactured

    Aerospace News

  • Responses, however, suggested that "the Dems" were a monobloc of hypocrisy.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Buzz's opinion is founded on a misperception (which lots of other adults share, having possibly partly forgotten what it was like to be a kid) that all kids or young people of a generation are a homogeneous group, sort of a cultural monobloc, in which everyone wants or thinks the same things.

    MIND MELD: Is Science Fiction Responsible for the Lack of Public Interest in Space Exploration?

  • Responses, however, suggested that "the Dems" were a monobloc of hypocrisy.

    Who's Right, and What's Left?

  • This is convenient, as it means you can use both types of flashes in conjunction if you only have one monobloc and a few SB's.

    A Walk Around the Monobloc, Pt. 1


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