mono mono  /ˈmoʊ noʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
  2. (adj) designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel

Usage(s):

  1. And mono must be carefully doctored and nursed, says Colonel Hoagland, because in a few neglected cases it has caused rupture of the spleen, meningitis or heart blockand death.
  2. But most customers are not likely to question the illusion: the gimmicked Toscanini recordings have a luster that their mono counterparts lack.
  3. Like remastering music: a mono or stereo recording can be transformed into multichannel audio approximating concert-hall quality.

News

  1. Fire Contained Off Mono Way

    Sonora, CA -- Officials have now contained a vegetation fire a couple blocks off Mono Way. CAL Fire reports that it is along Cameron Way. It was near a structure, and details are still coming
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MyMotherLode.com

  2. Fire Near Mono Way

    Sonora, CA -- Numerous fire agencies are on scene of a fire off Mono Way in Sonora. The fire, which originated near a structure, is east of the Greenley Road intersection and approximately
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MyMotherLode.com

  3. Mono, Alpine pet vaccinations this month

    Mono and Alpine counties will be hosting annual pet vaccination and licensing clinics this month. Carson Valley Veterinary Hospital will be conducting vaccination clinics June 15 for northern Mono County residents.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Record-Courier

Quotes

  1. "When I heard it was mono, I was actually even more happy to have made the semifinals of the Australian Open," said Federer, who also suffered from food poisoning prior to the Aussie Open, forcing him to skip his usual tune-up. "Probably a...
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: ESPN

  2. "There's no question between the illnesses, the mono and Al, we're fighting through some of this stuff right now," Donovan said. "But we'll keep moving through it and keep trying to get our younger guys better."
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: Donovan Source: ESPN

  3. "We woke up from a coma to see a mono-colored flag [of Hamas] do away with the four-color flag [of Palestine]," Darwish said before about 2,000 people who managed to get a ticket to his reading Sunday in the northern port city of Haifa.
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Mahmoud Darwish Source: Middle East Times

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