monofil

monofilament

[mon-uh-fil-uh-muhnt]
noun
1.
Also, monofil [mon-uh-fil] . a single, generally large filament of synthetic fiber. Compare multifilament ( def 2 ).
adjective
2.
made of such a filament: a monofilament fishing line.

Origin:
1945–50; mono- + filament

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monofilament or monofil (ˌmɒnəˈfɪləmənt, ˈmɒnəfɪl)
 
n
1.  synthetic thread or yarn composed of a single strand rather than twisted fibres
2.  a fishing line made of monofilaments
 
monofil or monofil
 
n

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