a single-rail locomotive and its track
See monoline insurance
[mon-uh-ley-er] /ˌmɒn əˈleɪ ər/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. . /ˈmɒnəʊˌleɪə/ noun 1. a single layer of atoms or molecules adsorbed on a surface Also called molecular film monolayer mon·o·lay·er (mŏn’ō-lā’ər) n.
- Monoline insurance
noun a type of insurance for securities and bonds to cover the interest and principal when an issuer defaults; also called monoline Examples In 2007, amid a housing market decline, monoline insurers suffered losses from insurance of structured products backed by residential mortgages. Word Origin 1971
- Monoline insurer
/ˈmɒnəʊˌlaɪn/ noun 1. an insurer who undertakes to repay the principal and interest on a bond should the issuer default Also called monoline insurance company
[mon-uh-ling-gwuh l or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uh l] /ˌmɒn əˈlɪŋ gwəl or, Canadian, -ˈlɪŋ gyu əl/ adjective 1. knowing or able to use only one language; monoglot. 2. spoken or written in only one language. noun 3. a monolingual person. /ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪŋɡwəl/ adjective 1. knowing or expressed in only one language noun 2. a monolingual person