the fact of having only a single meaning; absence of ambiguity in a word Compare polysemy
[mon-uh-sep-uh-luh s] /ˌmɒn əˈsɛp ə ləs/ adjective, Botany. 1. . 2. having only one sepal, as a calyx. /ˌmɒnəʊˈsɛpələs/ adjective 1. (of flowers) having only one sepal
/ˈmɒnəʊˌskiː/ noun 1. a wide ski on which the skier stands with both feet
[mon-uh-soh-dee-uh m] /ˌmɒn əˈsoʊ di əm/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing one atom of .
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 8 NNaO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used to intensify the flavor of foods. /ˌmɒnəʊˈsəʊdɪəm/ noun 1. a white crystalline substance, the sodium salt of glutamic acid, that has little flavour itself but enhances the flavour of proteins either by increasing the amount of saliva […]