Definition of mono in US English:



  • 1Monophonic.

    • ‘The audio is a standard mono soundtrack, which is what these films were originally presented in.’
    • ‘The mono audio is clear and strong, with little distortion.’
    • ‘Audio is the usual Dolby Digital 1.0 mono mix given to catalog titles.’
    • ‘The presentation is full screen with Dolby Digital 1.0 mono audio in Japanese.’
    • ‘And if I used mono sound and further audio compression the file size would be even smaller yet.’
    • ‘The line-level inputs are stereo, but either could be used if connected to a mono subwoofer output from a home theatre amplifier.’
    • ‘As far as audio goes, the Dolby Digital 2.0 mono track is pleasingly energetic, distinct, and easy to discern.’
    • ‘The disc contains Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks in each of English, Italian, and French.’
    • ‘The audio is the same Dolby Digital 2.0 mono format as we heard in the previous boxed sets and, for the material at hand, it's fine.’
    • ‘The mono audio track is marred by a bit of hiss, but is likewise free of major flaws.’
    • ‘The depth and dynamism of the mono audio track make it almost as robust as stereo, and the soundtrack is clean and free of hiss or other defects as well.’
    • ‘The company is already selling a mono audio and voice system, which is currently being sold in the UK and in the US.’
    • ‘The Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio tracks are more than suitable here and provide a clean aural presentation.’
    • ‘The DVD offers two-channel mono mixes in both the original Swedish and an English dub.’
    • ‘Sound is of the Dolby 2.0 mono variety and is as good as can be expected.’
    • ‘The audio is the original mono track that has been cleaned up for this release.’
    • ‘This mix should be a reference for those who wish to remix a mono source into surround sound.’
    • ‘The midpoint between the coils is connected to the mono microphone input.’
    • ‘The mono audio is flat at best, and sometimes shrill and distorted.’
    • ‘Audio is presented in both Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo and the original mono mix.’
  • 2Monochrome.

    • ‘It's mono, of course, and there's no backlight, but what do you expect for £77?’
    • ‘0900 hrs: Jerry becomes confused by our mono colored currency and attempts to pay for a soda with a turnpike receipt.’