monophonic

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monophonic

1. (of a system of broadcasting, recording, or reproducing sound) using only one channel between source and loudspeaker
2. Music of or relating to a style of musical composition consisting of a single melodic line

monophonic

(1) Also called "mono" and "monaural," it refers to the reproduction of sound using a single channel. Contrast with stereophonic.

(2) Playing only one note at a time. Contrast with polyphonic.