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A single, large, continuous filament (single-strand thread) of a natural or synthetic fiber.



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.

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All meshes were fixated with resorbable tackers (Ethicon Securestrap[TM] or Bard PermaSorb[TM]) to the abdominal wall and with three to four monofil stitches to attach the ePTFE flaps to the intestine.
The simplest way is to massage clean, damp skin with a Riffi monofil fibre mitt (pounds 3.99), or The Body Shop Bath Gloves, (pounds 2.95).
It was caught by Wishaw angler Andy McLellan from the Netherton stretch of the Clyde, while trotting a pair of maggots on a size 16 hook and 3lb monofil line.
This rapier machine is equipped with positive guided grippers and will be weaving a mix of monofil multifilament and PP-tape to demonstrate its extreme versatility in weft and speed capacity.
The biconstituent microfiber synthetic leather (monofil fiber: far below 0.01 denier) also has two sides--a polyurethane side and fiber web side.