(of an algebraic expression) consisting of one term.
An algebraic expression consisting of one term.‘The essence of this method is in finding coefficients of basic monomials via the number of possible arrangements of a graph on a finite linearly ordered set that preserves the order of location of vertices.’
- ‘Having given rules for multiplication and division of monomials he then looked at ‘composite quantities’ or sums of monomials.’
- ‘He was first to define the monomials x, x 2, x 3,… and 1 / x, 1 / x 2, 1 / x 3,… and to give rules for products of any two of these.’
- ‘We next observe that the characteristic polynomial factors into the product of a quadratic polynomial and a monomial.’
- ‘We have checked that using the simpler monomial does not influence the results in any regime discussed.’
Early 18th century from mono-‘one’, on the pattern of binomial.
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