# monomial

Syllabification: mo·no·mi·al
Pronunciation: /məˈnōmēəl, mä- /
Mathematics

## Definition of monomial in English:

(Of an algebraic expression) consisting of one term.

### noun

An algebraic expression consisting of one term.
Example sentences
• The essence of this method is in finding coefficients of basic monomials via the number of possible arrangements of a graph on a finite linearly ordered set that preserves the order of location of vertices.
• Having given rules for multiplication and division of monomials he then looked at ‘composite quantities’ or sums of monomials.
• He was first to define the monomials x, x 2, x 3,… and 1 / x, 1 / x 2, 1 / x 3,… and to give rules for products of any two of these.

### Origin

early 18th century: from mono- 'one', on the pattern of binomial.

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