monotype definition

  • noun:
    • Biology The sole person in its group, particularly just one species that constitutes a genus.
    • an original printing created by pressing paper against a painted or inked area.
    • A monotypic taxon.
    • The actual only real, single, or only kind, as a species single with its genus, a genus in its family members, etc.; a typical representative alone of the sort.
    • A print from a metal dish on which a photo is coated, as in oil-color or printers' ink. One proof is made, considering that the picture is transferred to the paper.
    • The trade-name of a device which casts and establishes if you wish single types.
    • (biology) a taxonomic group with one user (a single species or genus)
    • a typesetting machine managed from a keyboard that establishes split figures
  • adjective:
    • Having but one kind; containing but one agent.
  • others:
    • really the only representative of its team, as one species constituting a genus.
    • A print (but one effect can be taken) produced by painting on metal after which transferring the artwork to paper by stress; also, the entire process of making such prints.
    • some sort of keyboard-operated typesetting and casting device that makes and establishes individual figures.
    • Monotypic.

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