monotonic

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adjective mono·ton·ic \ˌmä-nə-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of monotonic

  1. 1 :  characterized by the use of or uttered in a monotone She recited the poem in a monotonic voice.

  2. 2 :  having the property either of never increasing or of never decreasing as the values of the independent variable or the subscripts of the terms increase

monotonically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

monotonicity

play \ˌmä-nə-tō-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

1797

First Known Use of monotonic

1797

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