HyperDic: monotone

English > 4 senses of the word monotone:
NOUNcommunicationmonotone, drone, droningan unchanging intonation
communicationmonotonea single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)
ADJECTIVEallmonotone, monotonicof a sequence or function
allmonotone, flat, monotonic, monotonoussounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
monotone > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'nahtow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > monotone: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a sequence or function; consistently increasing / increasing and never / never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never / never increasing / increasing in value.
Synonymmonotonic
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerdecreasing monotonicconsistently decreasing
increasing monotonicconsistently increasing / increasing
Oppositenonmonotonicnot monotonic
Spanishmonotóna, monótono, monotóno
English > monotone: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch.
Synonymsflat, monotonic, monotonous
BroaderunmodulatedCharacterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume
Spanishmonótono
Catalanmonòton
Nounsmonotonean unchanging intonation
English > monotone: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn unchanging intonation.
Synonymsdrone, droning
Broaderintonation, modulation, pitch contourRise and fall of the voice pitch
Spanishcanturreo, monotonía, monótono
Adjectivesmonotone, monotonicsounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
English > monotone: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts).
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Adjectivesmonotonicsounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

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