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A single strand of untwisted synthetic fiber, especially nylon, used especially for fishing line.
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(ˌmɒnəˈfɪləmənt) or


1. (Textiles) synthetic thread or yarn composed of a single strand rather than twisted fibres
2. (Angling) a fishing line made of monofilaments
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(ˌmɒn əˈfɪl ə mənt)

also mon•o•fil

(ˈmɒn əˌfɪl)

a single, generally large filament of synthetic fiber.
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