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mon·o·fil·a·ment

 (mŏn′ə-fĭl′ə-mənt)
n.
A single strand of untwisted synthetic fiber, especially nylon, used especially for fishing line.

monofilament

(ˌmɒnəˈfɪləmənt) or

monofil

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

mon•o•fil•a•ment

(ˌmɒn əˈfɪl ə mənt)

also mon•o•fil

(ˈmɒn əˌfɪl)

n.
a single, generally large filament of synthetic fiber.
[1945–50]
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