monolayer

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mon·o·lay·er

 (mŏn′ō-lā′ər)
n.
1. A film or layer of a compound one molecule thick.
2. A layer of cells one cell thick, grown in a culture.

monolayer

(ˈmɒnəʊˌleɪə)
n
(Chemistry) a single layer of atoms or molecules adsorbed on a surface. Also called: molecular film
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In its active form it exists as a monomolecular film of lipids, primarily phospholipids, at the air-liquid interface of the lung.
These studies are part of a wider project involving the study of multi-component alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers (SAMs), which consist of two or more different types of alkanethiols adsorbed as a single monomolecular film on metal surfaces.
The use of monomolecular film, thermal insulating pool covers and windbreaks should be examined during the design phase.