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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and
           never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never
           increasing in value [syn: monotonic, monotone] [ant:
    2: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's
       faint monotonous hooting" [syn: flat, monotone,
       monotonic, monotonous]
    n 1: an unchanging intonation [syn: monotone, drone,
    2: a single tone repeated with different words or different
       rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Monotone \Mon"o*tone\, n. [See Monotonous, Monotony.]
   1. (Mus.) A single unvaried tone or sound.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Rhet.) The utterance of successive syllables, words, or
      sentences, on one unvaried key or line of pitch.
      [1913 Webster] Monotonic

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