mono-phonic

monophonic

[mon-uh-fon-ik]
adjective
1.
Music. of or pertaining to monophony.
2.
Also, monaural, mono. of or noting a system of sound recording and reproduction using only a single channel.


Origin:
1880–85; monophon(y) + -ic

monophonically, adverb
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monophonic (ˌmɒnəʊˈfɒnɪk)
 
adj
1.  Compare stereophonic Also: monaural, Sometimes shortened to: mono (of a system of broadcasting, recording, or reproducing sound) using only one channel between source and loudspeaker
2.  music See also monody of or relating to a style of musical composition consisting of a single melodic line
 
monophony
 
n

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monophonic
of recordings, broadcasts, etc., "having only one output signal," 1958, coined to be an opposite of stereophonic (q.v.).
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