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monostable Line breaks: mono|stable
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnə(ʊ)steɪb(ə)l/

Definition of monostable in English:


(Of a circuit or device) having only one stable position or state.
Example sentences
  • A bistable switch has several advantages over a monostable switch in a biological network.
  • In the deterministic limit, the system is monostable.
  • The points labeled I and 2 in Fig.2 are monostable in the deterministic limit.


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A device or circuit having only one stable position or state.

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