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monometallic

[mon-oh-muh-tal-ik] /ˌmɒn oʊ məˈtæl ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or using one metal.
2.
pertaining to monometallism.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; mono- + metallic
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  • Bimetallic catalysts can exhibit higher activity or better durability than the corresponding monometallic catalysts.
  • Bimetallic platinum-rhenium catalysts have replaced many of the monometallic catalysts.
British Dictionary definitions for monometallic

monometallic

/ˌmɒnəʊmɪˈtælɪk/
adjective
1.
(esp of coins) consisting of one metal only
2.
relating to monometallism
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Word Origin and History for monometallic
adj.

1877 in currency sense, from mono- + metallic.

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