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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
 noun Mathematics An algebraic expression consisting of only one term.
 noun Biology A taxonomic name consisting of a single word.
from The Century Dictionary.
 In algebra, consisting of only one term, and not of several added together.
 In zoology and botany, same as
mononomial .  noun In algebra, an expression or quantity consisting of a single term. See
binomial . Alsomonome .
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
 noun (Alg.) A single algebraic expression; that is, an expression unconnected with any other by the sign of addition, substraction, equality, or inequality.
 adjective (Alg.) Consisting of but a single term or expression.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike License.
 adjective Relative to an algebraic expression consisting of one
term .  noun mathematics A single
term consisting of a product ofvariables with positive integer exponents.  noun mathematics A single
term consisting of a product ofnumbers andvariables with positive integer exponents.
Etymologies
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[mon(o)– + (bin)omial.]
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Syncopic form of mononomial.
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A _monomial_ in algebra is a quantity which consists of a _single term_.
Orthography As Outlined in the State Course of Study for Illinois Elmer W. Cavins

= 1515t = 30 you then subtract the 15 that is on its own to eliminate the monomial.

= 1515t = 30 you then subtract the 15 that is on its own to eliminate the monomial.
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