monodic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj monodic having a single vocal part
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Monodic Belonging to a monody.
    • Monodic (Mus) For one voice; monophonic.
    • Monodic (Mus) Homophonic; -- applied to music in which the melody is confined to one part, instead of being shared by all the parts as in the style called polyphonic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • monodic In music, pertaining to monody or homophony; homophonic. Also monophonic.
    • monodic In biology, along a single path: used by Giglio Tos in the phrase monodic development to express his peculiar conception of biological ontogeny. See polyodic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

Inspired by such men as Vinet and Monod, they do not stand merely on the defensive, but are constantly aggressive.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Chinese music has always been monodic, and they use a great variety of melodic shadings composed of intervals of small fractions of a step.
"A Popular History of the Art of Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Through the kind offices of Mademoiselle Monod we called on Mademoiselle Dumas.
"Deaconesses in Europe" by Jane M. Bancroft
Monod, M., 356, 358, 359.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
On Nov. 22nd, Mr. Mueller preached at the Chapelle Evangelique, Rue de la Lanterne, in English, with translation into French by Monsieur Monod.
"The Preaching Tours and Missionary Labours of George Müller (of Bristol)" by Mrs. Müller
Consequently, their scores were neither fugal nor in any other sense polyphonic, but strictly monodic.
"How to Appreciate Music" by Gustav Kobbé
Monod Gabriel, 13, 16, 26, 73.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
MONOD, Adolph, Ephesians, 68, 107, 138, 344.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
Monod, of the conduct of certain missionaries, 56.
"Library Notes" by A. P. Russell
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In news:

Jacques Monod , the Nobel Prize-winning French biologist and director of the Pasteur Institute in Paris, died yesterday at his home in Cannes, France.
Jacques Monod , the Nobel Prize-winning French biologist and director of the Pasteur Institute in Paris, died yesterday at his home in Cannes, France.
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In science:

Monod, Chance and Necessity; an essay on the natural philosophy of modern biology, New York, Vintage Books (1972). P.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Let f : A → B be a homomorphism of commutative monoDefinition 1.2. ids.
Embedding simple commutative monoids into simple refinement monoids
For Monod, gratuité was an important component of the logical structure of his theory of gene regulation.
The transmission sense of information
Monod, J., 1971, Chance and Necessity (Collins, London).
The transmission sense of information
Nicolas Monod and Yehuda Shalom, Negative curvature from a cohomological viewpoint and cocycle superrigidity, C. R.
A note on topological amenability
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