monophonic

adjective mono·pho·nic \ ˌmä-nə-ˈfä-nik , -ˈfō- \

Definition of monophonic

1 : having a single unaccompanied melodic line
2 : of or relating to sound transmission, recording, or reproduction involving a single transmission path

monophonically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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1852

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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