monophonic definition

  • adjective:
    • songs Having a single melodic line.
    • Electronics associated with a method of transmitting, tracking, or reproducing noise which a number of resources are connected to one station; monaural.
    • having a single channel; monaural (compare stereophonic)
    • having a single melodic line with no harmony (compare polyphonic)
    • having quick one-to-one mapping between letters and phonemes
    • Single-voiced; having but one component; ; -- in opposition to polyphonic.
    • Of or concerning something for recording and reproducing noise, that has only 1 noise station; also referred to as monaural or mono. It contrasts with stereophonic (or stereo), quadraphonic, or surround-sound, that have a couple of channels, and can thus replicate the end result for the sound coming from multiple course.
    • designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over just one station
    • composed of just one melodic range
  • others:
    • identical to monodic.

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