Definition of monofilament
: a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon)
Recent Examples of monofilament from the Web
A 4- to 6-foot wire leader tied to a 10- to 15-foot 60- to 100-pound monofilament leader completes the rig.
Zaremba uses 10- or 15-pound braided line with a 15-pound monofilament leader so his anglers can bring the fish through the lily pads.
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Medical Definition of monofilament
: a single untwisted synthetic filament (as of nylon) used to make surgical sutures
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