- A detailed written study of a single specialized subject or an aspect of it: they are publishing a series of monographs on music in late medieval and Renaissance citiesMore example sentences
- Academics will have to take time off from writing specialized articles and monographs long enough to write rigorous and stimulating textbooks for all grade levels.
- To be sure, it is a worthy subject for a monograph or doctoral dissertation.
- Every once in a while it is refreshing to put aside detailed academic monographs in favor of shorter studies that are full of suggestive concepts and ideas.
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- Write a monograph on; treat in a monograph: Meissner first monographed the plant in 1826More example sentences
- Samples taken by Richardson were monographed by Billings and subsequent documentation was usually in the form of fossil lists reported together with stratigraphic sections.
- The species was last monographed by Lambe and by current standards is not well described, or adequately illustrated.
- During his stay at Kent State, Loren monographed the Devonian and Mississippian conulariids of North America, and described disarticulated conulariids.
early 19th century (earlier monography): from modern Latin monographia, from monographus 'writer on a single genus or species'.
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