Monofilament

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monofilament

[¦män·ə′fil·ə·mənt]
(textiles)
A single, large, continuous filament (single-strand thread) of a natural or synthetic fiber.

Monofilament

 

a single untwisted synthetic fiber that is thicker than ordinary elementary filaments. It is used in the manufacture of various articles; for example, Nylon-b monofilaments are used in stockings.