monopole

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Middle French monopole or its etymon the Late Latin monopōlium (a monopoly).

NounEdit

monopole (plural monopoles)

  1. An appellation owned by a single winery.

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Etymology 2Edit

mono- +‎ pole.

NounEdit

monopole (plural monopoles)

  1. (physics) A magnetic monopole.
  2. A monopole antenna.
  3. An electrical power transmission line having one direct-current conductor and a ground (earth) connection.
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ReferencesEdit

  • monopole³” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

monopole m (plural monopoles)

  1. monopoly

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 01:48