monophonic monophonic  /ˌmɑ nə ˈfɑ nɪk/


  1. (adj) designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
  2. (adj) consisting of a single melodic line



  1. While the sale of monophonic equipment has dwindled to almost nothing, many of the nation's stereo owners have continued buying monophonic records.
  2. Even when correctly balanced, stereo reproduction is subject to more possible distortions than old-style monophonic reproduction, e.
  3. Nine artists are represented in this Chopin collection assembled from monophonic recordings made between 1933 and 1959.


  • Put the freeze on your next glass of wine

    Prosecco and popsicles. / Lynn Lieu, The Desert Sun As the ice cream man makes his way through the neighborhood, I can’t help but remember a time when the monophonic tune of “Pop Goes the Weasel” would be the highlight of a summer afternoon.
    on August 7, 2013     Source: The Desert Sun

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